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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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ventricles -- as in: of the heart
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • A tremulous chill blew round his heart, no stronger than a little wind, and yet, listening and suffering silently, he seemed to have laid an ear against the muscle of his own heart, feeling it close and quail, listening to the flutter of its ventricles.

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  • "My left ventricle!" said Horace.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Werner’s blood gallops through his ventricles, his thoughts on Hauptmann’s transceiver, on solder, fuses, batteries, antennas; his boot and Frederick’s touch the ground at the exact same moment.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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