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essence
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Dune
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  • Its essence—highly alkaline.
  • In tasting it he had realized he never before had eaten such a concentration of spice essence and there had been a moment of fear.
  • He knew what this essence could do to him—the spice change that pushed his mind into prescient awareness.
  • His mother’s words had locked onto the working of the spice essence, and he had felt her voice rise and fall within him like the shadows of an open fire.
  • -from "The Collected Sayings of Muad’Dib" by the Princess Irulan Paul-Muad’Dib remembered that there had been a meal heavy with spice essence.
  • Hide beneath your cloak and become a little dune in your very essence.
  • They met "in the common belief that there exists a Divine Essence in the universe."
  • EGO-LIKENESS: portraiture reproduced through a shigawire projector that is capable of reproducing subtle movements said to convey the ego essence.
  • The Fremen word for perspiration is bakka or tears and, in one pronunciation, translates: "The life essence that Shaitan squeezes from your soul.

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  • To make things better, to enjoy each other’s company, and to empathize are essence of humanity.
  • There was only—spring itself; the throb of it, the light restlessness, the vital essence of it everywhere...
    Willa Cather

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