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Then she went into some nonsense about how we had to pay a certain amount to claim this bundle of fictitious money.
The short seller says that “extensive research reveals that the company’s orders appear largely fictitious and used as a prop to raise capital and confer legitimacy.”
Who wants to peruse fictitious adventures, when railroads and steamboats woo him to adventures of his own?
The quadroon was following them with little quick steps, having assumed a fictitious animation and alacrity for the occasion.
He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
Sometimes fictitious subscriptions are made to induce others to subscribe for stock.
But I am anxious to make three inquiries relative to this really important document and its fictitious preface.
And so,” said Katie, still keeping up her fictitious indignation, “you come to beg money from me?
The revolution of 1688 dissipated the halo which had shed a fictitious light round the throne.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Still the country remained quiescent: it was known that the picture was fictitious, and men refused to be dismayed.

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