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The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence
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  • On the evening in question the little scene acquired an added poignancy by reminding him—he could not have said why—of his leave-taking from Madame Olenska after their confidential talk a week or ten days earlier.
  • The idea that he could ever, in his senses, have dreamed of marrying the Countess Olenska had become almost unthinkable, and she remained in his memory simply as the most plaintive and poignant of a line of ghosts.

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  • It is a poignant story about a girl who is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • MLK’s poignant letter written from a Birmingham jail

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