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  • That great America on the other side of the sphere, Australia, was given to the enlightened world by the whaleman.
  • Look at your knife-handle, there, my civilized and enlightened gourmand dining off that roast beef, what is that handle made of?
  • Besides, to this day, the highly enlightened Turks devoutly believe in the historical story of Jonah.
  • I tell you it will be more tolerable for the Fejee that salted down a lean missionary in his cellar against a coming famine; it will be more tolerable for that provident Fejee, I say, in the day of judgment, than for thee, civilized and enlightened gourmand, who nailest geese to the ground and feastest on their bloated livers in thy pate-de-foie-gras.

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  • This is a more enlightened age.
  • In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn’t have to ride around with jerks.
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