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Mr. JarvisHave you ever heard about the expulsive power of a newinterest.

But the term "apotropaic" is generally used of expulsive ceremonies in which a whole community takes part.

"The expulsive power of a new affection" is not merely a happy phrase; it is a fact in every day life.

The heart of a contest of this character is the expulsive power of the one over against the other.

The "expulsive power of a new affection" is, after all, the mightiest agency in reform.

The heart is not so constituted, and the only way to dispossess it of an old affection is by the expulsive power of a new one.

Von Guericke, however, recognized it as such, and refers to it as what he calls "expulsive virtue."

The expulsive force of a new emotion had for the time driven out all temptation.

Occasionally, long passages in music demand that the expulsive power of the breathing apparatus be used to its limit.

In the expulsive stage of labor there is danger of the right ventricle giving way under the added strain.

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