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species
used in The Sound and the Fury

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a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • ...could supportfive or six niggers that did nothing at all but sit with their feet in the oven he certainly could board and lodge Uncle Maurynow and then and lend him alittle money who kept his Father'sbelief in the celestial derivation ofhis own species at such a fine heat then Mother would cry and say that Father believed his people were better than hers that he was ridiculing UncleMaury to teachus the same thing she couldn't see that Father was teaching us thatall men are...
    2 — June 2, 1910 (96% in)

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