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As I Lay Dying
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  • flouting the will of God
  • But it seems hard that a man in his need could be so flouted by a road.
  • I just wish that you and him and all the men in the world that torture us alive and flout us dead, dragging us up and down the country—
  • It’s a deliberate flouting of her and of me.
  • It’s a flouting of the dead.
  • A deliberate flouting of her and of me.
  • It’s bad that a fellow must earn the reward of his right-doing by flouting hisself and his dead.
  • Then it breaks free, rising suddenly as though the emaciation of her "body had added buoyancy to the planks or as though, seeing that the garment was about to be torn from her, she rushes suddenly after it in a passionate reversal that flouts its own desire and need.

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  • Don’t flout the rules.
  • Cannot permit him to flout the Constitution for political gain.

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