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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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acting more impressive than is deserved
  • ... From the beginning he had been the one marked—by brute situation as much as by any gift of his—to understand them all; and finally—he could say it now without pretentiousness and without a self-deprecatory curl of the lip, for he knew at last, knew he had never hated any of them, the hatred was mere self-defense, the howling of a child not yet ready to put on his destiny like an old wool coat—finally, he knew, he was the one who'd been marked.
    22 — Luke (27% in)

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