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War and Peace
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  • He did not, and could not, understand the meaning of words apart from their context.
  • The proverbs, of which his talk was full, were for the most part not the coarse and indecent saws soldiers employ, but those folk sayings which taken without a context seem so insignificant, but when used appositely suddenly acquire a significance of profound wisdom.

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  • She said she was quoted out of context and that anyone who read her full speech would know it.
  • She quoted him out of context.

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