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  • It is a warning that institutions endure, that symbols endure when their meaning is lost, that there is no summa of all attainable knowledge.
  • The great mass of the people could never hope to attain the enlightenment the spice seed brought to her; they had not been trained and prepared for it.

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  • She was the first woman to attain the rank of general.
  • They hope to attain effective law and order in the region before withdrawing troops.

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