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Gone with the Wind
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  • Cotton was the heartbeat of the section, the planting and the picking were the diastole and systole of the red earth.

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  • For everywhere she looked, everywhere she turned, was the rhythm, and as it continued to control the systole and diastole of her heart, the intake and outlet of her breath, the red miasma began to creep before her eyes again, and she was afraid that she was going to lose consciousness, and if she did that she would he completely in the power of IT.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time

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