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Childhood's End
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  • Only the vital industries continued to function.
  • The architecture of the Overlords was bleakly functional: Jan saw no ornaments, nothing that did not serve a purpose, even though that purpose was often beyond his understanding.
  • Supporting such parasites was considerably less of a burden than providing the armies of ticket-collectors, shop assistants, bank clerks, stockbrokers and so forth whose main function, when one took the global point of view, was to transfer items from one ledger to another.
  • The little horns (what function did they serve?

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  • I can't function on less than six hours of sleep a night; and I do best on nine.
  • My brain does not function as well when I'm under stress.

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