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But at the same time he flatly declined to give a certificate.

That I flatly refused to do, for it would have made a beggar of me.

"Beyond our recommendation, you mean," said the Lyran flatly.

Then he began to lie, and told them flatly that he had promised nothing at all.

At dessert Laurent placed his elbows on the table, and flatly asked her for 5,000 francs.

Mind, I do not say flatly that you are wrong, but I cannot accept them without question.

And when she sought her husband in the store and asked him to do it, he flatly refused.

At first Zelotes said no, flatly; the girl had made her bed, let her lie in it.

Mr. Donovan was at breakfast, attended by Smith, and flatly refused to stir.

So certain that it has been refused,——peremptorily, flatly refused.

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