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furlong
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Leaves of Grass
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  • 48 I have said that the soul is not more than the body, And I have said that the body is not more than the soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one’s self is, And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud, And I or you pocketless of a dime may purchase the pick of the earth, And to glance with an eye or show a bean in its pod confounds the learning of all times, And there is no trade or employment but the young man following itů

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  • She seized the lead in the final furlong and never looked back.
  • And then, as they reached the final furlong, my yelling began to die away.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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