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This shibboleth is the logical result of the attitude mentioned.

With that he reeled away, looking over his shoulder and, still yelling his shibboleth of “Friend, friend!”

It is curious that Shibboleth should so long continue a criterion among nations!

There is a crispness and sharpness about his tones—that shibboleth of militaryism.

Lotus was her shibboleth, and she never missed an opportunity to make use of it.

His pronouncement was scarcely uttered before it became the shibboleth of statesmen and business men.

The Armies of LaborSamuel P. Orth

It is not because a man accepts a shibboleth that he is narrow and small, but because he fights for it.

"How much is there in it," was the shibboleth of their creed, learned in the school of "peanut" politics where they operated.

UnfetteredSutton E. Griggs

Think not that privileges or creeds, or church-sect or church-membership, or the Shibboleth of party will save you.

Memories of BethanyJohn Ross Macduff

This does not mean that all ethics lies compact in the shibboleth, Be yourself.

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