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It seeks the shortest phrase or sentence and adds successively all the modifiers, making no omissions.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Short men liked short cuts, but, as Bacon said, the shortest way is commonly the foulest.
Though he knew it was risky he determined to stop and find out where he was and to inquire the shortest way to Palmyra.
Now this is merely the shortest and simplest form of a story, which is found practically all the world over.
We now took the shortest line across the Bay of Bengal, and beheld land no more until we came in sight of Ceylon.
I decided to go with the caravan into the town because the caravan people knew the shortest way.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It is shortest in the chimpanzee, somewhat longer in the gorilla, still longer in the orang, and remarkably long in the gibbon.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The shortest and best way of making your fortune is to let people clearly see that it is their interest to promote yours.
Passengers, goods of high cost, and bills of exchange, move on the shortest and quickest lines of travel.

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