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A curious plan for appropriating the expected profits was then set forth.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Well, that shall not prevent us from appropriating your services.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
He checked the particular appropriating action suggested by Robert.
I went at once to examine the stock on the farm for the purpose of ascertaining whether there was anything worth appropriating.
The paralytic condition of the Church of England disqualified it for appropriating the new energy.
A bill has been passed appropriating 600,000f. toward establishing cheap baths and wash-houses.
But yet he may live and enjoy, by seizing and appropriating the productions of the faculties of his fellow-men.
There was undoubtedly some appropriation of useful articles before the custom of appropriating women arose.
But, to do him justice, he never dreamed of appropriating the profits anticipated to himself.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
In fact, he was always very particular about appropriating food.
BRUNOBYRD SPILMAN DEWEY

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