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Franny and Zooey
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  • Which is my plaintive way of saying that I do worry about you and Franny when I get a chance, but not nearly so often as I’d like to.
  • One could have believed that its whiteness, smoothness, and expanse had at one time cried out rather plaintively for India ink and block lettering.

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  • She asked in a plaintive voice.
  • "I don’t want no trouble," he said plaintively.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men

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