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Franny and Zooey
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oppress
Used in
Franny and Zooey
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  • Last month, Dean Sheeter (whose name usually transports Franny when I mention it) approached me with his gracious smile and bull whip, and I am now lecturing to the faculty, their wives, and a few oppressively deep-type undergraduates every Friday on Zen and Ma-hayana Buddhism.  (not reviewed by editor)

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