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fulcrum
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As I Lay Dying
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  • Jewel’s hat droops limp about his neck, channelling water onto the soaked towsack tied about his shoulders as, ankle-deep in the running ditch, he pries with a slipping two-by-four, with a piece of rotting log for fulcrum, at the axle.

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  • It is the fulcrum on which the plan pivots.
  • Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
    Archimedes

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