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- Personal anguish—that's the key!p. 512.9
- But the creche's most ominous message was that the little Lord Jesus himself was missing; the crib was empty—that was why the Virgin Mary had turned her mutilated face away; why one angel dashed its harp, and another screamed in anguish; why Joseph had lost a hand, and the cow a leg.p. 187.5
- OF COURSE, I DON'T ACTUALLY KNOW ANYONE WHO'S FOR IT—BUT JUST KEEP SAYING YOU'RE 'AGAINST THE WAR,' AND LOOK AS IF THE WHOLE THING CAUSES YOU A LOT OF PERSONAL ANGUISH.p. 510.7
- I could convey a lot of personal anguish in regard to my anger 'against the war'—next thing you know, I'll get laid!"p. 512.9
There are no more uses of "anguish" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.
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