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A political difference as an ostensible cause of quarrel soon developed.
The ostensible contents of the box are my daughters first cap and a lock of my fathers hair.
But he is summoned to declare upon oath, before the Civil Lieutenant of Paris, whether his ostensible ownership is not simulated.
Then follows the apparent and ostensible letter to be shown to the Chancellor.
LORD CHATHAMARCHIBALD PHILLIP PRIMROSE ROSEBERY
Now if this were true it would not serve Dr. Farrar's ostensible purpose.
THE BOOK OF GODG. W. FOOTE
These were two good reasons for his ostensible acts of kindness, and so he at once sent for Page to come.
UNCLE TERRYCHARLES CLARK MUNN
Noshe really entertained that beliefbut without having any ostensible grounds to establish it.
WAGNER, THE WEHR-WOLFGEORGE W. M. REYNOLDS
An ostensible minister might be forced to resign; but the king was a permanent official, and George was hard to beat.
"Thank you for your courtesy," she said, happening to remember her ostensible errand.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
Now with regard to the ostensible difficulty which appears to you.
THE DAY OF JUDGMENTJOSEPH HOCKING

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