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And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."
The dead bodies of the two men were guarded until next day, for justice to do its duty.
That alone is being sent to your Majesty as a report, in order to inform you of everything, as is my duty.
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"
It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.
The duty on importation had been only twopence per pound, a moderate sum in view of the prices realized by the sale of it.
The voice of duty called her to the kitchen, where her cook patiently awaited her inevitable, and always painful, audience.
"Then I think it was your duty to have first consulted me, Lady Maude," he said, feeling deeply mortified.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
An act of parliament passed, authorizing the East India company to export their own tea, duty 3d.

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