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1  I never heard the word in my life.
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2  He didn't say a word, or stop even.
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3  We were chatting, you know, and one word borrowed another.
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4  The use of the word in the marketplace is quite different.
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5  Then he asked Fleming and Fleming said that the word had no plural.
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6  But there was one condition imposed on them by God: obedience to His word.
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7  Stephen parted his lips to answer yes and then withheld the word suddenly.
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8  On the desk he read the word FOETUS cut several times in the dark stained wood.
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9  He saw the word LOTTS on the wall of the lane and breathed slowly the rank heavy air.
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10  Her image had passed into his soul for ever and no word had broken the holy silence of his ecstasy.
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11  The word now shone in his brain, clearer and brighter than any ivory sawn from the mottled tusks of elephants.
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12  But the word and the vision capered before his eyes as he walked back across the quadrangle and towards the college gate.
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13  A vision of their life, which his father's words had been powerless to evoke, sprang up before him out of the word cut in the desk.
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14  The whisper ceased and he knew then clearly that his own soul had sinned in thought and word and deed wilfully through his own body.
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15  Words which he did not understand he said over and over to himself till he had learnt them by heart: and through them he had glimpses of the real world about them.
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16  During all those years he had never heard from any of his masters a flippant word: it was they who had taught him christian doctrine and urged him to live a good life and, when he had fallen into grievous sin, it was they who had led him back to grace.
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17  He founded it upon the rock of ages, and endowed it with His grace, with sacraments and sacrifice, and promised that if men would obey the word of His church they would still enter into eternal life; but if, after all that had been done for them, they still persisted in their wickedness, there remained for them an eternity of torment: hell.
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