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  • When you talked about notching ears and slitting noses I judged that that was your own embellishment, because white men don’t take that sort of revenge.

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  • Tell me exactly what happened without embellishment.
  • The young girl is lovely and her tears only embellish her; the lady appears to be about forty years of age, the girl about fourteen.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Twenty Years After

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