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resurrection -- as in: resurrection of a dream
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Moby Dick
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  • I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
  • Tell ’cause it’s the resurrection; they must kiss their last, and come to judgment.
  • Besides, all the days I should now live would be as good as the days that Lazarus lived after his resurrection; a supplementary clean gain of so many months or weeks as the case might be.
  • And so they’ll say in the resurrection, when they come to fish up this old mast, and find a doubloon lodged in it, with bedded oysters for the shaggy bark.
  • Halloa, there, you Smut! bear a hand there with those screws, and let’s finish it before the resurrection fellow comes a-calling with his horn for all legs, true or false, as brewery-men go round collecting old beer barrels, to fill ’cause up again.
  • God"—advancing towards the hammock with uplifted hands—"may the resurrection and the life—"

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  • it produced a resurrection of hope
  • Many fans had given up on the team, but its resurrection began last fall when...

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