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1. "Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves."
Author: Corrine Brown
2. "The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded."
Author: Franklin Pierce
3. "Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy."
Author: Jalal Talabani
4. "If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory."
Author: Jefferson Davis
5. "When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him."
Author: Jonathan Swift
6. "When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him."[Thoughts on Various Subjects]"
Author: Jonathan Swift
7. "An elite confederacy of nerds. My peeps"
Author: Kathy Reichs
8. "Our country presents on every side the evidences of that continued favor under whose auspices it, has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy."
Author: Martin Van Buren
9. "Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the perfect New Orleans book."
Author: Poppy Z. Brite
10. "Neither these statesmen nor their constituents sought in any way to use the Government for the interest of themselves or their section, or for the injury of a single member of the Confederacy."
Author: Robert Toombs
11. "We were raised Methodists," Sue said. "But we converted to the Confederacy. There wasn't time for both." "War is hell," Ed deadpanned. "And it just might send us there."
Author: Tony Horwitz

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...we lay there in the dark for a split second before the beast galumphed toward us. Meabh, always quick with a sword, sprang to her feet and charged the dragon head-on while I mostly just wondered who or what I'd offended in a past life that this one was peopled by dragons. Except I didn't have any past lives, so apparently I'd offended somebody in this life and was facing instant karma. That didn't really improve anything, in my ever so humble opinion."
Author: C.E. Murphy

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