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Variety is admissible only in addition to the original exercise, but should not be substituted for it.EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Oral evidence is admissible to prove the fraud or mistake; it must, however, be clear before a court will grant relief.PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The younger Brethren—whose number is unlimited—are admissible at the pleasure of the court.THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
All the canons were counts, and were not admissible, till they had proved sixteen quarters of nobility.TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
It is one of those impossibilities which only the levity of a superficial reason can regard as admissible.THE PROFITS OF RELIGIONUPTON SINCLAIR
The latter supposition might have been an admissible one in a very early period of our study of nature.A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
And this method of construction is perfectly admissible, but on condition that all others are accepted on equal terms.THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME VIII.GUY DE MAUPASSANT
One admissible extract will carry something of the flavor of these chapters.MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
An autocracy would no doubt have been admissible as a fully self-governing democracy with a franchise limited to one person.THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I gathered that this expression is considered admissible, in the conversation of grown-up people, only in and about New York.AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER


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