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  • But the Wynand papers had no policy, save that of reflecting the greatest prejudices of the greatest number, and this made for an erratic direction, but a recognizable direction, nevertheless: toward the inconsistent, the irresponsible, the trite and the maudlin.

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  • "We’re getting maudlin here," Sim broke in, knocking his glass against the table.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Mary would comment again how talented and skilled Sunny was, how dexterous and precocious, and I never thought to correct her appraisals, even though the performances were in fact maudlin and probably insulting to her, as they certainly were to me.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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