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Ready money can save by discount obtained under threat of discontinuance of trade; a threat futile in the mouths of the poor.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
He well knew that the withdrawal of the barges meant not an abandonment, but merely a short discontinuance, of the attack.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
The act further provided for the discontinuance or removal of the guardians at the discretion of the governor and council.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Thou shalt have it without any more discontinuance, release, or attournment.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
A comparatively dense and vigorous new growth followed the discontinuance of this pernicious practice.
HISTORY AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIAJAMES W. HEAD
But the disorder as yet was not incurable,—its progress would gradually cease with the discontinuance of the venom.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But this discontinuance of Parliamentary life was not due merely to the new financial system of the Crown.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME III (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
This practically asked for the discontinuance of the Freedmens Bureau as being superfluous.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
An old woman deplored its discontinuance to the writer as a sign of the prevailing irreligion of the times.
THE STORY OF AN ANCIENT PARISHH. R. COULTHARD
A small balance due the government remained in the hands of Lincoln at the discontinuance of the office.
THE EVERY-DAY LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNFRANCIS FISHER BROWNE
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