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One need not look so high as the old-fashioned stuccoed ceiling.

"They needn't eat their lunch that way," declared his sister.

I need cheerfulness and rest for a long time after this day in town.

I certainly did need you to come along right now and set me straight.

So you see, mother, we needn't go to the poorhouse just yet.

And you need it worse'n ever he did, if I got you sized up right.

I need the out-doors, and anyway you don't need me down there.

Now you like it, and you got beauty—only you need more money.

"They needn't wait another day for me," Percival told him later.

"You needn't trouble yourself to be grateful," returned Robert, coolly.

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