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Ambergris forms the basis of these, as it also does of the Indian pastilles called "Cachunde," and which were equally in repute.

Its basis is truth to the form as well as to the thought, to the letter as well as to the spirit, of the text.

He had everything to gain by saving it as a basis of operations for his army.

The Thirty Years' WarSamuel Rawson Gardiner

On such a basis the system could not, however, be very largely developed.

Accordingly I ask, How much time is needed to account for the facts before us on the basis of Uniformity?

Illogical GeologyGeorge McCready Price

Variation in coloration is of such magnitude that it has been used as the basis for recognition of subspecies.

The vital inquiry is—are we to conduct life on the basis of what we hope or what we know?

The Limits Of AtheismGeorge Jacob Holyoake

He really wanted to establish my credit by setting me to raise loans, on the theory that borrowing is the basis of credit.

The Magic SkinHonore de Balzac

Their findings and recommendations are the basis for orders and constructive activities that never relax their vigilance.

Huts in HellDaniel A. Poling

Our view is, that unity of life is the basis of Communism; and distinction of persons is the basis of Joint-stockism.

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