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posterity
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  • As I went with them the memory of my confident anticipations of a profoundly grave and intellectual posterity came, with irresistible merriment, to my mind.

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  • we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity
  • Well, to hear the Post tell it, we lynch ’cause for breakfast; the Journal doesn’t care; and the Times is so wrapped up in its duty to posterity it bores you to death.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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