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Spock
as in:  the fictional character


As Spock would say, may you "live long and prosper."
  fictional character:  the highly logical and non-emotional Vulcan from the original Star Trek television series and movies
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  • As Spock would say, may you "live long and prosper."
  • Down the hall, Spock barked three times behind the door to my father’s bedroom.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • It depressed and embarrassed me to remember that time: our Autobot wars and Lego spaceships, the secret identities we’d assumed from classic Star Trek (I was Kirk, he was Spock) in an effort to make a game of our torments.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • And who do you think you are—Dr. Spock?
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy

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  • Mr. Spock, his first officer, was the always-logical intellect on board.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • Come on, Mr. Spock, I’ll explain everything.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I think I read that in Spock.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Now I see the shifting, how the stack of books on my parents’ bedside table changed from catalogs for local colleges, encyclopedias of mythology, novels by James, Eliot, and Dickens, to the works of Dr. Spock.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • You never joke about anything, Mr. Spock.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • He reads about the riots that took place during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago and about Dr. Benjamin Spock, the baby doctor, being sentenced to two years in jail for threatening to counsel draft evaders.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake

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  • Spock whined, then went quiet.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock woofed and Dad rolled out to see why.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I bent down to scratch Spock’s ears.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I fed Spock and put away the tools.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock and I went for a walk until the fumes cleared.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock barked, that’s what startled me awake.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock went to the door, tail wagging.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • And yet here he was, as sober as Spock and me, and being a soldier was all he could talk about.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • "Where’s Spock?"
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • He let Spock lick the pizza grease off his fingers.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock jumped off the couch, shook himself, and fled for the kitchen.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • After the game, I took Spock for a walk, the envelopes in the pouch of my hoodie, resealed as best I could.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Under the table, Spock whimpered.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock headed for the door as it opened.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock hopped up next to him and laid his shaggy head on Dad’s lap.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • The only sound was the whump, whump of Spock’s tail on the couch cushions as Dad scratched his ears.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock rolled over and whined for a belly rub.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock whined again and thumped his tail.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock jumped up and shook himself, raising a cloud of fur and dander that hung in the sunlight.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I made Spock sit between us on the couch, the demilitarized dog separating Dad and me like the zone that keeps the peace between North and South Korea.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock?
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • Spock had started to gnaw on a hot spot on his hind leg, but to talk about that we’d have to talk about a trip to the vet and that would lead to talking about money and how we didn’t have any because of everything else we couldn’t talk about.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I sat on the couch with Spock.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Blood staining the carpet under his head, Spock lying next to him.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock ran to the window and put his front paws on the sill, barking.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I walked the house from one end to the other, back and forth, Spock following close behind me.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock got tired of following me and lay down on the carpet in the same spot where Dad collapsed the day he found out that Roy was dead.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I stretched out next to Spock and let him lick my face before he fell asleep.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Spock followed her to the door, tail wagging.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • The tree leaned toward the window, shedding needles whenever Spock’s tail thwacked against it.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Too much weight on the end of a branch would snap it off, then Spock would eat the cookie, the yarn, and start in on the branch.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Dog hair on his jeans where Spock had rubbed against him.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • He walked Spock every morning and every afternoon, coming home in the gloaming, just before dark.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I had baked her an apple pie for a present, but nobody told me when she going to stop in, and nobody told me she’d be spending the rest of the week in Texas, so I split it with Spock and the ghost of my father.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Our town had giant snowplows so the roads were more or less clear, but poor Spock grew so grumpy about having to stick his private parts in the snow to do his business, I finally shoveled out a potty patch for him and added it to the growing list of things I never thought I would do but did, anyway.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • !
    Spock howled.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
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