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Daemon
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a living soul

A person (who is alive). (Often used in the negative to mean "nobody.") More...

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"We are living under the sea, in Bikini Bottom. I cannot live under the cat's foot. It's impossible." Said SpongeBob who from the New Year is absorbent of water, only.
"Yeah. And where is your photo, SpongeBob?" Asked Patric Star.
"Perhaps postman is busy looking for any release of a music by the Liquid Soul." Said Squidward Tentacles.
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a living soul — A person (who is alive). (Often used in the negative to mean "nobody.")
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Often combined with 'nary' to express nobody - nary a living soul.

The example of 'every living soul you meet' is very strange!

Quote:
nary a...

not one or none at all; used for emphasis:

Nary a word of this was mentioned.
We saw nary a soul (= no one at all).
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