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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The Professor, passing benevolently on, was glad he had now enough money to carry out his projects.
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.

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alfrescoadverb | [al-fres-koh ]SEE DEFINITION
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