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He had a special feeling for what he called the “correct miscalculation,” for he believed that mistakes were often as revealing as the right answers. This gave us confidence even when our best efforts came to nothing.

Yoko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the Professor: A Novel

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One church was sufficient for all. They knew nothing about heresies and schisms but assembled together to hear a simple story simply told.

Lydia Leavitt, Bohemian Society

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She had just, through dwelling on the shite of modern life, taken her seat in the waiting room for death. She spat on the ground and swore under her breath.

Paul Cornell, Witches of Lychford

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