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  • As she walked home—without hurrying—she remembered her father saying to a serious ten-year-old Carol, "Lady, only a fool thinks he’s superior to beautiful bindings, but only a double-distilled fool reads nothing but bindings."
  • There was but the hum of motor tires crunching the road, the creak of a rocker on the Howlands’ porch, the slap of a hand attacking a mosquito, a heat-weary conversation starting and dying, the precise rhythm of crickets, the thud of moths against the screen—sounds that were a distilled silence.

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  • distill the essential ideas to fit on a single page
  • It is illegal and dangerous to distill beverages without a license.

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