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  • You, who sent me to a den where sordid cruelty, worthy of yourself, runs wanton, and youthful misery stalks precocious; where the lightness of childhood shrinks into the heaviness of age, and its every promise blights, and withers as it grows.

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  • She was a precocious child who always pointed to logical flaws in her parents’ rules.
  • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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