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A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
All elements of expression modify each other, so that no mere rule can cover all cases.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.
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He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.
This impulse to extend rule appears more plainly in many of the little ceremonial observances of the child.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.

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