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Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.
With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.
In the preceding chapter an examination has been made of the purely mechanical side of the era of machine production.
And, Pedro preceding them, the young men gaily descended the stairs.
The day was passed in much the same manner as the preceding one, though of course new scenes proved ever interesting to Yung Pak.
The fourth Robert de Brus of Annandale, eldest son of the preceding lord, was born in 1210.
As on the preceding day, the cook rode perched upon his pony's load of kettles, pans, and pots.
On the eighth of the said month it was washed, and another small grain of gold obtained, of the same size as the preceding.
In the preceding chapter we have endeavoured to solve the question what are the qualities that constitute good tone.
The spelling is conformed to that of the preceding poems; the alterations though numerous are slight; as y for i, au for aw, &c.

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