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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JETSAM

How many performances of Tristan does this make, Mr. Jetsam?

This is my estate, and all flotsam and jetsam as is washed ashore is mine.

The flotsam and jetsam are mere shreds and fragments of wasted lives.

The crowd passes over him in a flood, leaving him like jetsam among the stones.

I copped it on the high seas—flotsam and jetsam,' says the 'roughneck.'

The shelving sandy beach is strewed with the jetsam of the storm.

But the jetsam is in the position of a passenger who has been carried off by the wrong train.

The two Kabyles are Mohammed's, and the flotsam and jetsam is mine.

I am not a purposeless bit of jetsam flung out on the ocean of time to be tossed about helplessly.

No, there had been no wreck, yet all about her lay the wave-sodden flotsam and jetsam of many past disasters.

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