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1  No life or youth stirred in him as it had stirred in them.
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2  The day of your first communion was the happiest day of your life.
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3  You never read a line of anything in your life except a trans, or Boland either.
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4  And once a lot of generals had asked Napoleon what was the happiest day of his life.
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5  By his monstrous way of life he seemed to have put himself beyond the limits of reality.
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6  His sensitive nature was still smarting under the lashes of an undivined and squalid way of life.
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7  We kept the ball rolling anyhow and enjoyed ourselves and saw a bit of life and we were none the worse of it either.
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8  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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9  It surprised him to see that the play which he had known at rehearsals for a disjointed lifeless thing had suddenly assumed a life of its own.
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10  He heard what her eyes said to him from beneath their cowl and knew that in some dim past, whether in life or revery, he had heard their tale before.
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11  And amid this new bustling life he might have fancied himself in another Marseille but that he missed the bright sky and the sum-warmed trellises of the wineshops.
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12  He is right and the other fellows are wrong because a flogging wears off after a bit but a fellow that has been expelled from college is known all his life on account of it.
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13  He thought it should be a pleasant life enough, driving along the roads every evening to deliver milk, if he had warm gloves and a fat bag of gingernuts in his pocket to eat from.
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14  The hour when he too would take part in the life of that world seemed drawing near and in secret he began to make ready for the great part which he felt awaited him the nature of which he only dimly apprehended.
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15  All the leisure which his school life left him was passed in the company of subversive writers whose jibes and violence of speech set up a ferment in his brain before they passed out of it into his crude writings.
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16  He recalled his own equivocal position in Belvedere, a free boy, a leader afraid of his own authority, proud and sensitive and suspicious, battling against the squalor of his life and against the riot of his mind.
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17  The vastness and strangeness of the life suggested to him by the bales of merchandise stocked along the walls or swung aloft out of the holds of steamers wakened again in him the unrest which had sent him wandering in the evening from garden to garden in search of Mercedes.
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