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Emma
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  • The youth and cheerfulness of morning are in happy analogy, and of powerful operation; and if the distress be not poignant enough to keep the eyes unclosed, they will be sure to open to sensations of softened pain and brighter hope.
  • "Pray, Emma," said he, "may I ask in what lay the great amusement, the poignant sting of the last word given to you and Miss Fairfax?

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  • It is a poignant story about a girl who is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • MLK’s poignant letter written from a Birmingham jail

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