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  • Then round the corner of the lane, from between the villas that guarded it at its confluence with the high road, came a little cart drawn by a sweating black pony and driven by a sallow youth in a bowler hat, grey with dust.

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  • The confluence of race and sex was a powerful force in dismantling Reconstruction after the Civil War, sustaining Jim Crow laws for a century and fueling divisive racial politics throughout the twentieth century In the aftermath of slavery, the creation of a system of racial hierarchy and segregation was largely designed to prevent intimate relationships like Walter and Karen’s—relationships that were, in fact, legally prohibited by "anti-miscegenation statutes" (the word miscegenationů
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In both crash number one and number three there was a confluence of mechanical problems and mistaken action by the pilot.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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