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The accounts of the train of events leading to the death of Comyn, though agreeing in essentials, vary considerably in details.
Fine soldier as he was, he lacked the essentials of the successful general—imagination and moral courage.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
These essentials I have repeated many times with the hope that they will be fixed by this frequent repetition.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
He could not distinguish non-essentials from essentials, and it was nearly as hard for him to give way on the one as on the other.
I speak of identity in essentials; and the essentials are different at different places and times.
Jervis's measures received full support from him, clear-headed as ever to see the essentials of a situation.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
And we cannot all escape overwork however valiantly we fight our battle with non-essentials.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Principles of Americanism; essentials of Americanization; technic of race-assimilation.
The Age of Bronze and all other ages that have preceded ours lacked the great essentials that insure perpetuity.
In all electrical operations we look first for these two essentials: a good conductor and a good non-conductor.

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