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But the good of my country must stand on a higher ground than distinctions like these.

And this poet was proud, and vain, and in love with all distinctions.

Nay, are not all these things sacrificed the moment they cease to be distinctions?

Imogen had been unused to the distinctions of rank and precedence.

The jury, it seems, made no distinctions between opinions and acts.

Where there are no differences and no distinctions there can be no relations.

Both celebrity and notoriety are distinctions to be shunned.

Distinctions of the social sort were few in Arapahoe County.

In the community, it was held, these distinctions disappeared.

But in English these distinctions are perpetuated in the very structure of the language.