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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
  • Larry Lish—Herbert Lawrence Lish, Jr. (his father was the movie producer Herb Lish)—was arguably Gravesend's most cynical and decadent student.
    p. 373.1
  • There was no manifestation of contemporary culture that did not indicate to my grandmother how steadfast was the nation's decline, how merciless our mental and moral deterioration, how swiftly all-embracing our final decadence.
    p. 264.7

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