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- He bellowed when Mother tried to apply the salve.Book 1 — Genesis (45% in)
- Caterpillars one after another I laid on my tongue, their char crisp bristle taste a sweet momentary salve to a body aching for protein.Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (49% in)
- In spite of poetry and beautiful clothes, such people were surely not fully human—were primitive; that's a word the Portuguese must have used, to salve their conscience for what was to come.Book 6 — Song of the Children (47% in)
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