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cull
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • No, madam; we have cull’d such necessaries As are behoveful for our state to-morrow: So please you, let me now be left alone, And let the nurse this night sit up with you; For I am sure you have your hands full all In this so sudden business.
  • I do remember an apothecary,— And hereabouts he dwells,—which late I noted In tatter’d weeds, with overwhelming brows, Culling of simples; meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones; And in his needy shop a tortoise hung, An alligator stuff’d, and other skins Of ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders, and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of roses, Were thinly scatter’d, to make up a

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  • Cut off my hair, took my clothes, and put me in a pen outside with the others for a culling.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • They’d stand by and watch the culling.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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