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Never did events of the utmost magnitude hinge on incidents so trivial to the community at large.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Laidlaw threw his heavy bulk against the door, burst lock and hinge, and sent it flat on the garret floor.
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
Louis the Goon Engel was a mere walk-on in the piece, a spear-carrier doomed to death.
From Kingston-on-Thames, the perfectly kept road closely follows the river.
Do not think of by-standers and lookers-on; think only of the individual to whom you are addressing yourself.

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