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These conventions may once have made sense, but today they imprison poetry in an intellectual ghetto.
We imprison far too many people for far too inconsequential reasons, warping millions of lives in the process.
The judge issued him a mere rebuke, refusing to imprison or fine him.
The government seeks to imprison him for twelve to fifteen years.
It will imprison drug dealers for a longer period of time, and those who prey on our children will be sent to prison for life.
He was sentenced to a seventy-six month term of imprison ment.
Historians may make the past legible but in doing so they also imprison it.

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