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  • That word quoted from Mrs. Cadwallader seemed like a mocking travesty wrought in the dark by an impish finger.

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  • Helene’s face is white as bone, her mind, like mine, unable to take in the travesty occurring in front of our eyes.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The nurse placed in my hand a shiny blade, and I realized then that it was a travesty and I was not a surgeon, that I had never cut into living flesh.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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