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  • ) Mr. Tulkinghorn takes out his papers, asks permission to place them on a golden talisman of a table at my Lady’s elbow, puts on his spectacles, and begins to read by the light of a shaded lamp.

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  • When she saw me, she shot over in her tight quick steps, holding the BlackBerry in front of her like a talisman.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • When doubt and shame or worse crept in, the letters and books and visits from my friends and lover and family were powerful proof that I was okay, more effective than charms or talismans or pills to fight those terrible feelings.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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