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Yet if there is a measure of untruth in such pretty flatteries, one needs to be superhuman in order to condemn them harshly.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
(p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.
Not only have its fundamental principles been fully vindicated but in most details the working of the measure has been successful.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.
The early recognition of pictured objects, of which certain animals have a measure, is often strikingly discerning.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In his days the wells of water flowed out, and they were filled as the sea above measure.
For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.
Now the trouble with the main proposition just quoted is that each side of the equation is used as the measure of the other.
Given that, you can see at once the reason for the wages paid and the full measure of the payment.
We can not measure it by the amount of its contribution to the product, for that is the very matter that we want to discover.

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