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#1. Humanity would have plunged into a new dark age of absolutely frightening and appalling characteristics without Churchill. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#2. When a Westerner meets someone from a poor country, he feels deep contempt. He assumes that the poor man's head must be full of all the nonsense that plunged his country into poverty and despair. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#3. My friends plunged into a borderless sea of reminiscences and personal news. - Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
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#4. Don't stop," she whispered. "I want to feel you inside me."
"I couldn't stop now, even if I wanted." He kissed her, marking her with all the passion and yearning she had felt for so long. "I need this. Damn it, I need you."
And then he plunged into her with one deep stroke. - Author: J. Lynn
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#5. As, blind and deaf, the whale plunged forward, as if by sheer power of speed to rid himself of the iron leech that had fastened to him; as we thus tore a white gash in the sea, - Author: Herman Melville
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#6. In the age of ideologies, we must make up our minds about murder. If murder has rational foundations, then our period and we ourselves have significance. If it has no such foundations, then we are plunged into madness there is no way out except to find some significance or to desist. - Author: Albert Camus
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#7. We touched with a softness that pushed through the skin into memory, like arms plunged into a river - we could feel the weight of each other's stones. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#8. Now Sally plunged her abruptly into the full strangeness of this place, with its rot and randomness rooting towers taller than any in Tokyo, corporate obelisks that pierced the sooty lacework of overlapping domes. - Author: William Gibson
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#9. Why are the heavens not filled with light? Why is the universe plunged into darkness? - Author: Edward Robert Harrison
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#10. Humans cannot reject temptation. When they are plunged into the depths of despair, likened to hell, they will hold on to anything that may help them escape from the situation they are in, even if it's merely a spider's thread, no matter what sort of humans they are. - Author: Yana Toboso
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#11. There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#12. I seem to myself, among civilized men, an intruder, a troglodyte enamored of decrepitude, plunged into subversive prayers. - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#13. I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#14. Rescuing Elena plunged him into the nightmare world of people trafficking and sex slavery.... but as an ex-Royal Marine, he could handle it - Author: David Zelder
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#15. The beginning of 2015 marked a turning point for China's real estate market; land sales in both volume and proceeds plunged by 30 percent compared to the prior year. - Author: Anonymous
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#16. One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free. - Author: Jack Henry Abbott
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#17. Like many shy people, once he began talking he seemed not to know how to stop; he lacked the social sleight of hand to change the subject, and he had no idea how to engage another person. Like a runaway vehicle, he plunged on, heedless. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#18. [Philosophers] are like a traveler passing through a field at night who in a momentary lightning flash sees far and wide, but the sight vanishes so swiftly that he is plunged again into the darkness of night before he can take even a step-let alone be directed on the way by its help. - Author: John Calvin
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#19. Please forgive me. My pedicurist had a stroke. She fell forward onto the orange stick and plunged it into my toe.
It required bandaging. - Author: Woody Allen
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#20. When a branch of mathematics ceases to interest any but the specialists, it is very near its death, or at any rate dangerously close to a paralysis, from which it can be rescued only by being plunged back into the vivifying source of the science. - Author: Andre Weil
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#21. We plunged into the deep water and all was dark. Cold it was as the tide of death: almost it froze my heart. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#22. I became part of his ocean, an ocean of poetry that swayed and moved anybody near, that plunged up against every chair and table and tugged and tried our souls. His poem left me dry-mouthed and hungry, diminished only slightly from the bitterness of the beer I continually forgot was in my hand. - Author: Annie Fisher
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#23. I particularly dislike the high-profile switch-off campaigns where whole cities are plunged into darkness for an hour as a supposedly symbolic gesture about energy use. So is the implication that we all need to live in constant gloom to reduce CO2 emissions? - Author: Mark Lynas
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#24. What reason for vanity in being plunged into impenetrable darkness? - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#25. There is another capital beneath the waves, She plunged ten thousand fathoms beneath the sea. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#26. The death of Jesus Christ on the cross is His greatest single act of unwavering trust in His Abba's love. He plunged into the darkness of death, not fully knowing what awaited Him, confident that somehow, some way, His Abba would vindicate Him. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#27. I mind how once we lay such a transparent summer morning, How you settled your head athwart my hips and gently turn'd over upon me, And parted the shirt from my bosom-bone, and plunged your tongue to my bare-stript heart, And reach'd till you felt my beard, and reach'd till you held my feet. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#28. Under the olive trees, from the ground Grows this flower, which is a wound. It is easier to ignore Than the heroes' sunset fire Of death plunged in their willed desire Raging with flags on the world's shore. - Author: Stephen Spender
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#29. It was strange to be naked in front of anybody. It was like that cold water out there in the bay: scary, you didn't think you could stand it, but then you plunged in and pretty soon you got used to it. There was enough hiding in life. Sometimes you just wanted to show somebody your tits. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#30. I stumbled through the dark underbrush again crying out as I plunged through a thick spiderweb. My arms frantically brushed away the clinging web as irrational fear made me batshit-crazy for a moment. Scared of a damn spider when a bloodthirsty demon was chasing me down. Ridiculous. - Author: Jenn Bennett
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#31. But, on the instant, came the sweep and flash of Jonathan's great knife. I shrieked as I saw it shear through the throat. Whilst at the same moment Mr. Morris's bowie knife plunged into the heart. - Author: Bram Stoker
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#32. Nuking Russia might not be a bad idea as far as the bleedin' world is concerned. They've plunged a lot of people into miserable lives. You've only got to be in East Germany to see it. It's a horrible way to live. It's like Doncaster. - Author: Mark E. Smith
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#33. Seen and unseen, the great and the unknown tumbled together in a writhing heap as the bow plunged deeper and the stern rose higher. - Author: Walter Lord
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#34. The river plunged down in a long waterfall, plashing into several rocky pools on its way down the cliff. - Author: Alison Croggon
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#35. They plunged through heavy walls of sound, mountains of archaic thought, valleys of mood music, bad shoe sessions and footling bats and suddenly heard a girl's voice. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#36. This time I would choose to err on the side of illogic. I had to trust intuition, and plunge as I had never plunged before, with blind faith. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#37. It was as though they had been plunged into a fabulous dream.
This, thought Harry, was surely the only way to travel - past swirls and turrets of snowy cloud, in a car full of hot, bright sunlight, with a fat pack of toffees in the glove compartment ... - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#38. Matter how sharp the corner they turned or how deep the pothole they plunged into, Ghastly and Tanith remained perfectly still. Fletcher, on the other hand, was being thrown about like an old shoe in a washing machine, and he did not appreciate it. - Author: Derek Landy
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#39. Now it is the blood of Jesus which saves, and it is the same blood which cleanses and sanctifies; and as we had to come lo Jesus to be plunged into the fountain, so we have to abide in Jesus by fellowship, to grow up into Christlikeness. - Author: Abbott Eliot Kittredge
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#40. And speaking of females, if I call you by one's name while my fangs are plunged deep in your neck, just run with it. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#41. Ethan stood there, his face blue and wrinkled, his lips pulled into a rictus grin. In one hand, he clutched a butcher knife. Blood splattered his hands and face. 'Mommy slipped,' he whispered, and plunged the knife into my leg - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#42. Whenever we turn on our computer, we are plunged into an ecosystem of interruption technologies, - Author: Nicholas Carr
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#43. O Conscience, into what abyss of fears
And horrors hast thou driven me, out of which
I find no way, from deep to deeper plunged. - Author: John Milton
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#44. I was four years old when Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941 by Japan, and overnight, the world was plunged into a world war. America suddenly was swept up by hysteria. - Author: George Takei
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#45. Nothing?" Favonius cried. "The one you care for most ... plunged into Tartarus, and you still will not allow the truth?"
Suddenly Jason felt like he was eavedropping.
The one you care for most. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#46. Just a moment his own consciousness had plunged through his daddy's darkness to an incomprehensible word much more frightening than DIVORCE, and that word was SUICIDE. - Author: Stephen King
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#47. Stocks in the United States plunged in 2002 amid fears of war and terrorism, a weak economy, rising oil prices and dozens of corporate scandals. It was the third consecutive annual decline, the first time that has happened in 60 years. - Author: Alex Berenson
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#48. I was thirty-seven then, strapped in my seat as the huge 747 plunged through dense cloud cover on approach to the Hamburg airport. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#49. My popularity plunged three years ago and I didn't try to court publicity. - Author: Namie Amuro
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#50. Until well into the evening, when the vermillion sun plunged precipitously into the harbor, Alexandria remained a swirl of reds and yellows, a swelling kaleidoscope of music, chaos, and color. - Author: Stacy Schiff
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#51. Hope had been beaten to death. She dried her eyes, shut down her heart, and plunged herself into an emotional coma. So much easier not to feel. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#52. Luckily, the public school system that I was in had a really great drama program, so I plunged into that. It really sort of kept me afloat because I was bored in school. - Author: Allison Scagliotti
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#53. It would be an endless task to trace the variety of meannesses, cares, and sorrows into which women are plunged by the prevailing opinion that they were created rather to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain must be obtained by their charms and weaknesses. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#54. Rarely they rise by virtue's aid who lie plunged in the depth of helpless poverty. - Author: Juvenal
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#55. Now, on the contrary, here he was , plunged into a whiteness so luminous, so total, that it swallowed up rather than absorbed, not just colours, but the very things and beings , thus making them twice as invisible - Author: Jose Saramago
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#56. The men were making too much noise, laughing, joking, to cover her terrible accusing silence below. She made the empty rooms roar with accusation and shake down a fine dust go guilt that was sucked in their nostrils as they plunged about. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#57. From a swift canter the powerful legs of Melynlas stretched to a gallop. The stallion's muscles heaved beneath him and Taran, sword raised, plunged into the sea of men. His head spun and he gasped as if drowning. He realized he was terrified. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#58. In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you. Created things kept me from you; yet if they had not been in you, they would have not been at all. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#59. The deepest essence of life is always plunged from its thorns. - Author: Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal
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#60. He and Sully dared each other to go on the Wild Mouse and finally went together, howling deliriously as their car plunged into each dip, simultaneously sure that they were going to live forever and die immediately. - Author: Stephen King
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#61. With horror he saw that her hair was already afire as the tarred stake burned about her head. He held her agonized gaze with his fierce black eyes. "I'll love you forever, and beyond," he vowed as he raised both arms and plunged his sword into her heart.

~Marcus Magnus - Author: Virginia Henley
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#62. I walked beside the evening sea
And dreamed a dream that could not be;
The waves that plunged along the shore
Said only: "Dreamer, dream no more!" - Author: George William Curtis
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#63. The word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#64. The density of the butterflies in the air now gave her a sense of being underwater, plunged into a deep pond among bright fishes. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#65. Desi has loved me ever since the lie, I know he pictures making love to me, how gentle and reassuring he would be as he plunged into me, stroking my hair. I know he pictures me crying softly as I give myself to him. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#66. The super-EMP had greater effect than anyone could have predicted. Engines halted, turbines stilled, even laser systems failed. No air travel. No cell phones. We had plunged back into the early 1800s. -- Lucas Cole, REPUBLIC - Author: Lucas Cole
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#67. 131/ Writing a novel is like having a baby. I know because I've had both, and the experiences were hellish. By comparison, the torture of the damned - plunged into excrement, boiled in blood, beheaded, set upon by harpies - are like love nips from your yippy little dog. - Author: Kim Addonizio
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#68. He plunged beneath the surface and knew that these were Elyon's waters, and his lake had no bottom. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#69. In the darkness you could hear the crying of women, the wailing of infants, and the shouting of men. Some prayed for help. Others wished for death. But still more imagined that there were no Gods left, and that the universe was plunged into eternal darkness. - Author: Pliny The Younger
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#70. Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon ... probably the demigod Hazel admired most. He'd saved her life so many times on their quest to Alaska; but when he had needed Hazel's help in Rome, she'd failed him. She'd watched, powerless, as he and Annabeth had plunged into that pit. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#71. I plunged eagerly and passionately into the wilderness, as if in the hope of thus penetrating into the very heart of this Nature, powerful and maternal, there to blend with her living elements. - Author: Paul Gauguin
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#72. I decided I wanted to go to Cambridge, and then I got introduced to Fred Sanger. I was very conscientious, and I asked him when I first got there if I should start reading up on things. But he said, 'No, I think you can just start these experiments,' so I plunged right in. - Author: Elizabeth Blackburn
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#73. Kissing her mouth, I plunged deep inside of her. I shivered and it had nothing to do with the cool breeze coming through the windows. Her body was made for me. Perfect. And I wanted this moment to last forever. - Author: Lisa Kessler
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#74. What would have been the good of my being plunged into a lot of naked suffering and emotional crisis without any prayer, any Sacrament to stabilize and order it, and make some kind of meaning out of it? - Author: Thomas Merton
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#75. Now he was singed by pain. When he finally opened his eyes he saw, at the end of the narrow green path, dazzlingly bright light. There she is, he thought breathlessly, there she is. With a shout of joy and deliverance he plunged forward to meet the light. - Author: Hella S. Haasse
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#76. Happy be the reader plunged into her book who forgot the world and whom world forgot. - Author: Gabrielle Dubois
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#77. Man's condition is never the same; he is humbled, then exalted; sometimes at peace, sometimes persecuted; enlightened today and plunged into darkness tomorrow. What is to be done? As I said, let us be prepared for whatever may happen. - Author: Vincent De Paul
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#78. Success is meaningless if you can't sleep at night because of harsh things said, petty secrets sharpened against hard and stony regret, just waiting to be plunged into the soft underbelly of a 'friendship.' - Author: Margaret Cho
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#79. Maybe I was 7 - I probably am exaggerating a little - and immediately was plunged into the fact that there was an official place to put your fantasies. Up until then I didn't know what I would do with them all. It was very exciting for me, and I began very, very early on. - Author: Bob Balaban
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#80. ... plunged into chance,--that is to say, swallowed up in Providence - Author: Victor Hugo
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#81. This bread I break was once the oat,
This wine upon a foreign tree
Plunged in its fruit;
Man in the day or wind at night
Laid the crops low, broke the grape's joy. - Author: Dylan Thomas
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#82. Ben kissed deeply into his neck at the same time as he tipped over the edge into sleep, and Nikolas plunged after him, unwilling, even in this, to be left alone and in a conscious world where Ben wasn't present. - Author: John Wiltshire
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#83. Passed through fire and plunged through salt water and offered to the winds of the air; thus were names sealed to these chosen children. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#84. The end of World War I also marked the end of bourgeois culture. An inner emptiness developed that, in the 19th and 20th centuries, paved the way for two ideologies that dragged Europe and the world into an abyss and plunged it into a catastrophe. - Author: Walter Kasper
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#85. Trust is nothing when you have it. It's bread and milk. Basic. There's no glamour, no emotion, no drama - you just trust and that's it. Trusting someone is boring. It's a non-event. But take it away - try living without trust and suddenly your relationship is plunged into a living hellhole. - Author: Kate Kerrigan
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#86. The dagger plunged in the name of freedom is plunged into the breast of freedom. - Author: Jose Marti
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#87. He took [the book] up, and found himself plunged in an atmosphere unlike any he had ever breathed in books; so warm, so rich, and yet so ineffably tender, that it gave a new and haunting beauty to the most elementary of human passions. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#88. to clarify our vision of how utterly the Nazi mentality corrupted moral reality for the victims . . . may enable us to comprehend better how little discredit falls to these victims, who were plunged into a crisis of what might call 'choiceless choice - Author: Lawrence Langer
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#89. Small talk plunged to its death around him. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#90. The Dali Lama and other notable Buddhist teachers have now indicated that since the world has plunged into a dark age, the information available in the tantras, which include the very, very powerful Kundalini release techniques, should be made available to the public. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#91. Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#92. Till gradually he became desperate, lost his understanding, was plunged in a revolt that knew no bounds. Inarticulate, he moved with her at the Marsh in violent, gloomy, wordless passion, almost in hatred of her. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#93. There's no question that Stalin broke the agreements made at Yalta completely about elections that were supposed to be held immediately in Poland, and Eastern Europe was plunged into slavery as a consequence. - Author: Mark Shields
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#94. At night the cries of cats making love or fighting, their caterwauling in the dark, told us that the world was pure emotion, flung back and forth among its creatures, the agony of the one-eyed Siamese no different from that of the Lisbon girls, and even the trees plunged in feeling. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#95. The minister said you could kiss the bride - not inhale the bride, she whispered sharply as they plunged down the aisle. - Author: Suzanne Brockmann
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#96. After the war, Prohibition was passed, and with liquor no longer legally available the nation plunged headlong into the Great Depression. - Author: Dave Barry
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#97. Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries - stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all that region. - Author: Herman Melville
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#98. And then the third wife did something that the Cold Woman did not expect. She fell to her knees at the blood drinker's feet and plunged the knife into her own heart. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#99. I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices. - Author: Gene Tierney
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#100. Nothing is unimportant to a man plunged in despair. He is as credulous as a criminal sentenced to death who listens to a lunatic raving to him about how he can escape through the keyhole. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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