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._.
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,_,
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,_,
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._.
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,_,
h_NN
._.
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._.
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'_"
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._.
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,_,
h_NN
._.
g_NN
._.
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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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._.
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george_NP
(_(
rod_NN
taylor_NP
)_)
,_,
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-_-
time_NN
._.
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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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._.
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,_,
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,_,
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,_,
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._.
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701_CD
,_,
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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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,_,
clothed_VBN
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taken_VBN
care_VB
of_IN
by_IN
unseen_JJ
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._.
but_CC
,_,
weena_NP
(_(
yvette_NN
mimieux_NP
)_)
,_,
eloi_???
woman_NN
,_,
tells_VBZ
george_NP
about_IN
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coin_NN
-_-
in_IN
the_DT
night_NN
,_,
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preyed_VBN
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morlocs_???
,_,
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._.
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-_-
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their_PP$
respective_JJ
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._.
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h_NN
._.
g_NN
._.
wells_NP
it_PP
was_BEDZ
frightening_JJ
threat_NN
of_IN
class_NN
struggle_NN
;_;
for_IN
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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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,_,
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._.
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course_NN
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,_,
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attractiveness_NN
._.
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example_NN
,_,
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;_;
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degenerating_VBG
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mutant_NN
monsters_NNS
,_,
while_CS
eloi_???
remain_VB
undistinguished_JJ
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today_RB
._.
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,_,
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victorian_JJ
scientist_NN
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action_NN
superhero_NP
,_,
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._.
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,_,
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picture_NN
._.
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,_,
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rod_NN
taylor_NP
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one_CD
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,_,
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's_POS
trusted_JJ
friend_NN
filby_NN
._.
yvette_NN
mimieux_NP
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
weena_NNS
,_,
on_IN
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other_JJ
hand_NN
,_,
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her_PP$
looks_NNS
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role_NN
._.
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,_,
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those_DT
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,_,
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machine_NN
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a_DT
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cinema_NN
,_,
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quality_NN
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films_NNS
sorely_RB
miss_NN
these_DT
days_NNS
._.