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A Christmas Carol
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menagerie
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A Christmas Carol
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  • …to which he was exposed, elicited from him that he was thinking of an animal, a live animal, rather a disagreeable animal, a savage animal, an animal that growled and grunted sometimes, and talked sometimes, and lived in London, and walked about the streets, and wasn’t made a show of, and wasn’t led by anybody, and didn’t live in a menagerie, and was never killed in a market, and was not a horse, or an ass, or a cow, or a bull, or a tiger, or a dog, or a pig, or a cat, or a bear.

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  • Michael Jackson collected an exotic menagerie.
  • In William’s play, Laura had a menagerie of glass animal figurines that represented her exotic, but fragile aspirations.

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