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Sappho
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Anna Karenina
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  • Sappho Shtoltz you don’t know?
  • Sappho Shtoltz was a blonde beauty with black eyes.
  • Sappho laughed still more festively.
  • He was a new admirer of Sappho’s.
  • Liza was as soft and enervated as Sappho was smart and abrupt.
  • Sappho smoking a cigarette went off into the garden with the two young men.
  • Sappho says they did enjoy themselves tremendously at your house last night.
  • He walked after Sappho into the drawing-room, and followed her about as though he were chained to her, keeping his sparkling eyes fixed on her as though he wanted to eat her.
  • It is true that her tone was the same as Sappho’s; that like Sappho, she had two men, one young and one old, tacked onto her, and devouring her with their eyes.
  • It is true that her tone was the same as Sappho’s; that like Sappho, she had two men, one young and one old, tacked onto her, and devouring her with their eyes.
  • The unexpected young visitor, whom Sappho had invited, and whom she had forgotten, was, however, a personage of such consequence that, in spite of his youth, both the ladies rose on his entrance.
  • Chapter 18 They heard the sound of steps and a man’s voice, then a woman’s voice and laughter, and immediately thereafter there walked in the expected guests: Sappho Shtoltz, and a young man beaming with excess of health, the so-called Vaska.
  • He addressed Sappho: "You’ve lost your bet.

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  • Sappho was born on the island of Lesbos (from which the word lesbian is derived).
  • Ms. Rose winked and slipped me her personal copy of Sappho Leap.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned

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