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._.
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it_PP
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._.
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)_)
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life_NN
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._.
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saccharine_JJ
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)_)
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gilbert_NP
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?_?
)_)
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/_SYM
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)_)
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._.
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._.
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"_"
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"_"
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._.
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trust_NN
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heart_NN
;_;
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not_XNOT
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thine_PP$
own_DT
understanding_NN
._.
"_"
proverbs_NNS
5_CD
:_:
5_CD
[_???
kjv_???
]_???
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builder_NN
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designer_NN
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blueprint_NN
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conductor_NN
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composer_NN
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we_PP
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to_IN
us_NP
by_IN
life_NN
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for_IN
our_PP$
own_DT
blessing_NN
?_?
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