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Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Shortly afterwards a few acceptances were reported, principally against securities.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.

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