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  • She could not adapt her words to the rigid formality of his manner; she could not quite believe it.
  • And I might add that adaptability is the one characteristic most stringently required at present by laws other than those of nature.
  • After all, it is a law of nature that animals must adapt themselves to their background.
  • An occasion which will become a milestone on the road of science, civilization, social welfare and political adaptability.
  • At a time of desperate public need, it’s our duty to sacrifice our luxurious tastes and eat our way back to prosperity by adapting ourselves to the simple, wholesome foodstuff on which the peoples of the Orient have so nobly subsisted for centuries.

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  • This passage is adapted from Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man ©1952.

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