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At West Point he graduated second in his class, and better than that, he never received a demerit all the time he was there.
ROBERT E. LEERUTH HILL
Eliphaz represents the correct Jewish view that everything is reward or punishment for merit and demerit.
But, galled and stung by a sense of my follies and demerit, I strove to throw the blame on others.
I am room orderly this week, and am going to have things kept straight, for I can't afford to take any more demerit.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
He had thus a strong feeling against him in Italy independent of any demerit of his own.
THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
He has a sense of the merit of serviceability or efficiency and of the demerit of futility, waste, or incapacity.
A demerit conduct roll is made out each year, and a copy sent to the War Department.
Sir, let us not take from them the demerit of being slanderous, by affording any ground for the justification.
While men can only multiply demerit, there are natures conceivable to which merit is possible.
As to demerit, it is in proportion to the gravity of duties, and the facility of accomplishing them.

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