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Childhood`s End
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  • The very matter-of-fact simplicity of that statement gave George a feeling of sick apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jean was just going to point this out when the stillness of the afternoon was shattered by a sound that still had power, even in this peaceful age, to chill the blood and set the scalp crawling with apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was apprehension, but little fear or panic, for no-one believed that the Overlords would take any violent or destructive action which would involve innocent and guilty alike.  (not reviewed by editor)

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