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Now this expedience is the desideratum to be sought, either without the experience of means, or with that experience.
If there be a moral, a political equality, this is the desideratum in our Constitution, and in every Constitution in the world.
Fine binding is a desideratum, and, for its cost, that of the Procrustes could not be improved upon.
But this would not hinder the new experiment from becoming insignificant in its turn and giving place to a new desideratum.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
Scarcely any of these are now out of employment; and we are in possession of his desideratum.
Certainly not for want of interest in the subject because to fly, has been the great desideratum of the race since Adam.
A PROJECT FOR FLYINGROBERT HARDLEY
A reform in the expense was the great desideratum, not the abolition of the Navy.
The great desideratum at this time is a double, yellow, climbing rose.
PARSONS ON THE ROSESAMUEL BROWNE PARSONS
Water was now the desideratum, but where was it to be found?
The desideratum is a really rough day, but that at Valencia is past praying for.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN

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