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Leaves of Grass
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  • Without extinction is Liberty, without retrograde is Equality, They live in the feelings of young men and the best women, (Not for nothing have the indomitable heads of the earth been always ready to fall for Liberty.

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  • "You done knocked up mah precious baby again!" he boohooed in female plaint, his voice a heavenly facsimile—down to the perfect shading of falsetto—of that of some weak-witted and godforsaken wife and victim, blighted by wedlock, history and retrograde genes.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Mercury in retrograde and the moon was high!
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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