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Michael Dobbs makes a splendid case that Nixon was “an American tragedy,” though I have a quibble.
NIXON KNEW BETTER, BUT HE COULDN’T SAVE HIMSELFJOE KLEINMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While it does take a few jujitsu-like maneuvers to fold the rear seats completely flat, this is a minor quibble.
A VOTE FOR ECO-FRIENDLY RIDESJOE PHILLIPSOCTOBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Because of a quibble on his part this loathsome thing would ruin his future, dash his hopes to the ground, blacken his life.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He saw that the reason which he had given for disbelief was untenable, and he was too straightforward to quibble about it.
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He had hoped for a vigorous denial on Thorpe's part, but this halfway confession seemed to him a mere quibble.
THE COME BACKCAROLYN WELLS
That's a mere quibble, Miss Bridgeman: the association is just the same, and she ought to feel it.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
Professor Holcomb was a man of terse, heavy thinking; he spoke what he thought and he did not quibble.
THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
But yet,” said the Queen, perceiving the quibble, “they resisted not with the sword.
LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HENRY GLASSFORD BELL
This is no legal quibble, but a question of actual conditions.
THE STRANGE STORY OF RAB RBYMR JKAI
In the first place, the quibble in question had never been raised.
DARWIN, AND AFTER DARWIN, VOLUME II (OF 3)GEORGE JOHN ROMANES

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