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Brahmin
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Arrowsmith
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  • With three other Brahmins he formed in Mohalis a Boston colony which stood for sturdy sweetness and decorously shaded light.

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  • Even today, discrimination against Brahmins and non-Brahmins are both widespread.
  • …assaults upon their indwelling guilt during an era of unalleviated discomfort which ended officially on a morning in August, 1963, when on North Water Street in Edgartown, Massachusetts, the youngish, straw-haired, dimple-kneed wife of the yacht-club commodore, a prominent Brahmin investment banker, was seen brandishing a copy of James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time as she uttered to a friend, in tones of clamp-jawed desolation, these words: "My dear, it’s going to happen to all of us!"
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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