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The Idiot
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  • All this heated tirade, this outflow of passionate words and ecstatic ideas which seemed to hustle and tumble over each other as they fell from his lips, bore evidence of some unusually disturbed mental condition in the young fellow who had "boiled over" in such a remarkable manner, without any apparent reason.
  • Go away, Rogojin, I don’t want you," she continued, blind with fury, and forcing the words out with dry lips and distorted features, evidently not believing a single word of her own tirade, but, at the same time, doing her utmost to prolong the moment of self-deception.

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  • She unleashed a stunning tirade that could be heard in the next room.
  • By now they were listening to the tirade.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies

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