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All Quiet on the Western Front
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impinge
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • The blast of the hand-grenades impinges powerfully on our arms and legs; crouching like cats we run on, overwhelmed by this wave that bears us along, that fills us with ferocity, turns us into thugs, into murderers, into God only knows what devils; this wave that multiplies our strength with fear and madness and greed of life, seeking and fighting for nothing but our deliverance.

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  • A feeling that I was forgetting something impinged on my too-rare happiness.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • It came, not in clouds, but in a steady storm of sand, the particles impinging against our faces like needle points.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire

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