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Greater mischiefs happen often from folly, meanness, and vanity than from the greater sins of avarice and ambition.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The clock struck ten, and clerks poured in faster than ever, each one in a greater perspiration than his predecessor.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But she kept the same tone, and its tender archness only gave a greater sweetness to his sense of relief.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The fillip given would have been far, far greater than that which the mere numbers (1,200 for the Division) would seem to imply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Tony, less self-centred, less rigidly contained, had penetrated her by an understanding sympathy greater than his own.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The word mistranslated “greater,” πλεῖον, is neuter and cannot be applied to a man.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
However, the greater number of them took not only thirty days—but life, and did not send in the money when they died.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX

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