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spinal cord
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Yet it was still the remnant of Halley’s melody that gave it form; it was the melody that supported it like a spinal cord.
  • The long line of boxcars stretched off into the distance, in spaced, rectangular links, like a spinal cord.
  • She went on, running down the spinal cord of a dead train, noting the peculiar combination of lighted compartments, open doors and empty passages: no one had ventured to step out.

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  • Her spinal cord was partly severed, so that she is now paralyzed below the waist.
  • The line showed clearly on the top of his brown head and back where the brain joined the spinal cord and the old man drove the knife on the oar into the juncture,
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea

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