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Sunday newspaper specials came home with "return" written in blue pencil across the neatly typed page.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
They knew there was no other passenger train due either way at that hour; but they could not count on freights or specials.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
Others argued that the Colonel's policy of "mum" was mainly intended as a protest against the traffic in "Specials."
I doubt if you could get one like these specials to the San Soucians in Sanford.
I talked with the station agent last night and they have four specials scheduled in this morning and they usually only have two.
Better farming specials run in practically every state south of the Ohio and Potomac and west of the Mississippi.
BUSINESS ENGLISHROSE BUHLIG
But he and I had some small passages concerning "specials" (separate diets ordered for patients requiring delicacies).
There were only four of us; two specials,—Wallis and myself,—a news-agency reporter, and a local man.
THE WONDERJ. D. BERESFORD
A few years later, the East Indian rebellion once more called the London specials to the field.
I could probably use him as a salaried "special" writer, provided he could be trained to write "specials."
TWELVE MENTHEODORE DREISER

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