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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • — CHAPTER NINETEEN — The Lion and the Serpent Harry felt as though he were carrying some kind of talisman inside his chest over the following two weeks, a glowing secret that supported him through Umbridge’s classes and even made it possible for him to smile blandly as he looked into her horrible bulging eyes.

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  • When she saw me, she shot over in her tight quick steps, holding the BlackBerry in front of her like a talisman.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • When doubt and shame or worse crept in, the letters and books and visits from my friends and lover and family were powerful proof that I was okay, more effective than charms or talismans or pills to fight those terrible feelings.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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