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He declared them to be, like all other morals, merely an expedient for protecting a certain type of man.
If anyone should push through that protecting fringe of growth, he would be looking directly down on the two lads.
The reason for this was that the tree had the fame of keeping off snakes, and also of protecting persons from witches.
Boys learn a manly and protecting tenderness, and the girls become at once more feminine and more truthful.
Cibber carved a basso-relievo on one side, representing King Charles in a Roman costume, protecting the ruined city.
He heard no sound from above, yet he knew that the outlaws were very near—only waiting for the protecting darkness of night.
I am extremely proud of the advances we have made in ensuring equality and protecting the basic freedoms of all Americans.
He gave one the impression of just protecting himself from boredom by habitual loyalty and a finely tempered sense of duty.
You are protecting at the same time that you are being amused.
The Saxon kings of England often maintained very considerable fleets for the purpose of protecting the coast from the Danes.
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