Thesaurus / brownie points
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Let us look over these points again, and make the matter still clearer and more simple.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
After a long talk during which we fixed up a good many moot points, went on to see General d'Amade.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They vary greatly in size, being sometimes so small as to seem mere points of light with medium-power objectives.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The word now merely indicates or points out the mountains so called.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
From some points, hundreds of acres of the Swedish and French may be seen, and they are rarely or never out of view.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Thus much we dare venture to say, because on these points we, with all men, are in a position to form a judgment for ourselves.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Moscow burnt by the Tartars, who had surrounded the city, and set it on fire at all points.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
This letter indirectly points out two long-standing radical errors in engineering phraseology.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Yet no one points them out as objects worthy of notice, though they are kept as bright and clean as if required for daily use.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Indications of asbestos are found at most points throughout the whole serpentine formation.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
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