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The Mill on the Floss
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  • These mysterious sentences, snatched from an unknown context,—like strange horns of beasts, and leaves of unknown plants, brought from some far-off region,—gave boundless scope to her imagination, and were all the more fascinating because they were in a peculiar tongue of their own, which she could learn to interpret.

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  • She said she was quoted out of context and that anyone who read her full speech would know it.
  • She quoted him out of context.

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