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And Then There Were None
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veneer
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And Then There Were None
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  • There was little pretence now-no formal veneer of conversation.

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  • We’ve been good to ’em, we’ve bailed ’cause out of jail and out of debt since the beginning of time, we’ve made work for ’cause when there was no work, we’ve encouraged ’cause to better themselves, they’ve gotten civilized, but my dear— that veneer of civilization’s so thin that a bunch of uppity Yankee Negroes can shatter a hundred years’ progress in five….
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Of course, it’s not like racism is gone completely, but as my dads like to say, the veneer of civilization got itself a second coat.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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