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Gone with the Wind
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  • While Pitty knew Ellen would disapprove of his calls on her daughter, and knew also that the edict of Charleston banning him from polite society was not one to be lightly disregarded, she could no more resist his elaborate compliments and hand kissing than a fly can resist a honey pot.
  • Force had been piled on top of force and military edicts in increasing numbers had rendered the civil authority more and more impotent.
  • But she had a guilty sense of pleasure that the doctors’ edict had made impossible any real intimacy between Ashley and his wife.

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  • The heat helps enforce the edict.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Every day it seemed a new edict came.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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