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Convert pasted text into Markdown

I often need to copy/paste text into Markdown files. The challenge here is to wrap the lines in a way that prefers breaks after periods, commas, or other logical demarcations. There should be no spaces at the beginning of a line.

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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln
November 19, 1863
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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth
on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that
nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.
We are met on a great battle-field of that war.
We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting
place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.
It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate --
we can not hallow -- this ground.
The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it,
far above our poor power to add or detract.
The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here,
but it can never forget what they did here.
It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the
unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.
It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task
remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased
devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of
devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not
have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new
birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people,
for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

Abraham Lincoln
November 19, 1863

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< Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
< Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
< But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
---
> Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth
> on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
> and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
> 
> Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that
> nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.
> We are met on a great battle-field of that war.
> We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting
> place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.
> It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
> 
> But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate --
> we can not hallow -- this ground.
> The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it,
> far above our poor power to add or detract.
> The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here,
> but it can never forget what they did here.
> It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the
> unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.
> It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task
> remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased
> devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of
> devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not
> have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new
> birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people,
> for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
> 

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#5 Tomek Borek / LAFK_pl - Score: 107 - 08/24/16 @ 19:22
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LAFK_pl: If you look for a clever pattern here, look no further; there's none. I vouch for that, so does @udioica, (1st place here). All solutions here are tailored for this example, since line breaking here doesn't follow fixed logic (except for . at sentence ends).

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Created by: lorentrogers

5 active golfers, 10 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
47
#1 - Urtica dioica / udioica

03/28/2016 at 03:50AM

83
#2 - Saki Gw / Sakigw

03/30/2016 at 01:50PM

83
#3 - Dimitar Dimitrov / kurkale6ka

04/07/2016 at 03:38PM

87
#4 - Philiphone / Philiphone

04/03/2016 at 06:50AM

107
#5 - Tomek Borek / LAFK_pl

08/24/2016 at 07:22PM