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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • "The thing is, Professor," said Filch plaintively, "the headmaster will have to listen to me this time.

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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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