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The unprepared sago is imported from the neighbouring island of Borromeo, and consists of the pith of a short, thick kind of palm.
The pith of the whole sentence can be stated in a few words, if the sentence has unity.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
These wicks of pith he sold about the town in small penny bundles.
Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.
And you know the only thing he has to back him is that he reads clever books, and always gets at the pith of them.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
At her side squatted a youngster, an imp of seven it might be, who noisily chewed a stick of sugarcane and spat wide the pith.
And besides, my dear Sir, the pith of the whole device is to take that money from you.
This was a head-dance, the taken head being simulated by a ball of fern-tree pith stuck on a spear fixed in the ground.
How is it that a stick of sealing-wax or a lamp-chimney, when rubbed, attracts bits of paper or elder pith?
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION

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