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The Giver
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  • We are convinced that Jonas has the ability to acquire wisdom.
  • Though Jonas had only become a Five the year that they acquired Lily and learned her name, he remembered the excitement, the conversations at home, wondering about her: how she would look, who she would be, how she would fit into their established family unit.
  • Jonas has not yet acquired that.
  • A sail perhaps on ocean, next time, for Jonas had a memory of ocean, now, and knew what it was; he knew that there were sailboats there, too, in memories yet to be acquired.
  • I think that they can, and that they will acquire some wisdom.

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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