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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • And how strange it was that, instead of having been forced to reveal his own secret, he had succeeded, almost by chance, in wresting a secret from his friend!

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  • Her arms still ached from wresting the heavy ears from the stalks, row after row, hour after hour.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • One of the little girls managed to wrest the banana roadster away from Peter Sinkowitz.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl

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