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field_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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him_PP
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._.
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;_;
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him_PP
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"_"
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pain_NN
._.
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._.
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._.
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._.
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,_,
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and_CC
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._.
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._.
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._.
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._.
t_NN
._.
a_DT
._.
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._.
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"_"
black_JJ
sox_???
"_"
scandal_NN
._.
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one_CD
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._.
field_NN
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life_NN
,_,
wonder_NN
,_,
mystery_NN
,_,
spirit_NN
,_,
and_CC
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._.
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,_,
for_IN
the_DT
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disbelief_NN
._.
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._.
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field_NN
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,_,
it_PP
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,_,
and_CC
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the_DT
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down-right_NN
sappy_JJ
._.
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,_,
however_RB
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field_NN
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fantasy--one_PN
i_PP
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to_IN
everyone_PN
but_CC
unromantic_JJ
cynics_NNS
._.