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He became irritable, distressed, and anxious—struggled hard to get the needful sum together, struggled and strove; but failed.
It is needful to have the time fixed, and the law therefore has established a reasonable time.
There are many cases like this in which one's common sense fails to furnish a correct, yet needful guide.
The period of infancy is fixed by law, and is therefore a conventional, yet needful regulation.
Rise early enough to have ample time for arranging everything needful for the day's journey.
An insurance policy may be assigned, though it usually contains a clause that the consent of the insurer is needful.
Wait for your turn, then perform the needful arrangements of your toilette quickly, and re-join your escort as soon as possible.
It is not needful that this expectation or benefit should possess a pecuniary valuation.
By the early common law a person who started a fire, even for a needful and lawful purpose, was responsible for the consequences.
Sympathy and love, constant watchfulness, and earnest prayer will be the most needful.

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