Now, it never occurred to me to wish for a nearer inspection of these large insects, with their long black claws, for I always feared to find under their stone wings some little human genius fagged to death with cabals, factions, and government intrigues.
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It was a fight between the moderate and liberal factions of the Democratic Party.
She’s part of the far-right faction of the Republican Party.