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Childhood's End
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  • Perhaps that was the trouble: in the years of retirement, however many they might be, he would have no further goals to give any zest to life.
  • It therefore had less zest for the few, but more tranquillity for the many.
  • He was being super-cautious, he knew, but that added a schoolboy zest to the enterprise.

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  • If you didn’t know her, you’d think her zest comes from malice.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Kit chose the stories she herself enjoyed most, and her reading had a zest and liveliness that enthralled the children.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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