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  • n. a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people

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  • On another occasion, not long afterward, I was hurriedly loading my gun in the October woods in hopes of overtaking a gray squirrel that was fast escaping through the tree-tops, when one of these lilliput frogs, the color of the fast-yellowing leaves, leaped near me.

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  • The rivers of Illinois were once rife with the orange-foot pimpleback and the cracking pearlymussel; spike and Wabash riffleshell; tubercled blossom and Higgins eye; winged mapleleaf and round hickorynut; pondhorn, pink papershell, pyramid pigtoe, paper pondshell, and purple lilliput.

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  • For the lighting I used two redheads and one lilliput to create three point lighting making the subject stand out more.

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  • isn't it somewhere near where lilliput? those wacky lilliputians, i swear...

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