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The House Appropriations Committee is preparing to restore a limited version of earmarks, which give lawmakers power to direct spending to their districts to pay for special projects.
That sense of humor does not lessen but it lightens the gallantry and chivalry which is the earmark of Westerners.
THE NATIVE SONINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
Every earmark showed that, from the delicate scent of the paper, to the fine, even handwriting.
That little trick, for example, of beginning sentences with the word “also,” is a familiar earmark of the Kipling school.
THE LIFE OF BRET HARTEHENRY CHILDS MERWIN
These minor obligations do not earmark more than an hour in the day.
It wont do, she averred, but Mr. Denby has every earmark of it.
UNDER COVERROI COOPER MEGRUE
Then follows the non sequitur, which is a Democratic earmark.
He had his private earmark, drawn on parchment, and stored in an envelope.
Beyond doubt, Disraeli made the statement—it bears his earmark.
She has always shown every earmark of genius, even to neglecting the best husband that ever lived!
WHY JOAN?ELEANOR MERCEIN KELLY

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