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palate
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Leaves of Grass
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  • The little light fades the immense and diaphanous shadows, The air tastes good to my palate.
  • 12 You Hottentot with clicking palate! you woolly-hair’d hordes!
  • …attitudes, all the shapeliness, all the belongings of my or your body or of any one’s body, male or female, The lung-sponges, the stomach-sac, the bowels sweet and clean, The brain in its folds inside the skull-frame, Sympathies, heart-valves, palate-valves, sexuality, maternity, Womanhood, and all that is a woman, and the man that comes from woman, The womb, the teats, nipples, breast-milk, tears, laughter, weeping, love-looks, love-perturbations and risings, The voice, articulation,…

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  • They told Mom and Dad I had a cleft palate and some other stuff going on.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • I had a surgery to fix my cleft palate when I was a baby, and then a second cleft surgery when I was four, but I still have a hole in the roof of my mouth.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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