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supplant
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Moby Dick
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  • In good time, nevertheless, as the ardour of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning…

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  • Death supplants everything.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • That is the single idea in my mind, the one that has supplanted the possibility of all other rational thought.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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