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carry a torch

Maintain a quiet emotional interest in another.
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Listen my friend Gallopolis, you thought you had us fooled, we were all aware that you were carrying the torch for Magdalene much as would an Olympian.

Submitted by WerterBuch on June 22, 2015

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