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  • Unquestionably, Edmond’s star is in the ascendant, and he will marry the splendid girl—he will be captain, too, and laugh at us all, unless"—a sinister smile passed over Danglars’ lips—"unless I take a hand in the affair," he added.

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  • Secularism dominates Europe, but Islam is ascendant.
  • Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe.
    Joseph Lieberman (US Senator)

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