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In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Results are easily and quickly obtained, and are probably accurate enough for all clinical purposes.
The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.
Altogether, it seems that not more than one-third of our fast diminishing total are available for actual fighting purposes.
But all these fiscal operations should be, for our present purposes, separated from monetary operations.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
At Jaques Cartier they had but one batteau to cross the army over with, and were fired upon during the whole time by two frigates.
As regards Great Britain, the gold standard is yet preserved for all practical purposes.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Father Salvierderra said if we repined under our crosses, then a heavier cross would be laid on us.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY

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