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I would not, Mr. President, give up a scintilla of that portion of the responsibility which the crisis imposes on me.
They had merely waited that scintilla of ocular confirmation of a known danger.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
This seems to me to have not a scintilla of justice about it.
In these churches there were no fire altars; but the small scintilla of sacred fire preserved in them, was kept only in a lamp.
She is beautiful of course, but quite without charm or the slightest scintilla of wit.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
Caught its breath with many a waking scintilla of light in the pointed flash of pool and stream!
PEMROSE LORRY, CAMP FIRE GIRLISABEL KATHERINE HORNIBROOK
James Crossley seems to believe that there was "some scintilla of truth" behind the story.
The word “duty,” for instance, has not a scintilla of moral significance in it when used about or spoken to a Negro.
PEONAGELAFAYETTE M. HERSHAW
But no scintilla of the horrible truth reached his cautious, well-balanced brain.
THE CHINK IN THE ARMOURMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
There was not, of course, the faintest scintilla of evidence to establish anything of the sort.
BORDER AND BASTILLEGEORGE A. LAWRENCE

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