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Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.
But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.

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