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The fillip given would have been far, far greater than that which the mere numbers (1,200 for the Division) would seem to imply.
This was quite an event, and gave a fillip to the inertness of Madame de Fontanges, whose curiosity was excited.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
This was a pleasant fillip to me, who am just now ready to be dispirited on the slightest pretext.
I tell you this, sir: I 'd rather a man would give me a fillip on the nose than talk to me about luck.
And if necessary to give a fillip to languishing competition, do so by a concession in rates.
She spent the whole time this morning telling me how charming and fascinating Ydo was and what a fillip she gave to life.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
A fillip to the wheel of her fate was given as she and Ellis went up the hill.
THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
And the reflection helped him somewhat with his dinner, which needed a fillip or two.
QUICK ACTIONROBERT W. CHAMBERS
This was just what Pelle was waiting for, and then, like the fillip of a spring-board, the heavy boot went toward Max's head!
A SOLDIER OF THE LEGIONC. N. WILLIAMSON
It gives the sick a certain fillip, and reminds them pleasantly of health and vigour.

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