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It was as though he wanted to have the vast spoils of the world all for himself.
When Jones County Confederates tried to steer a corn-filled wagon through the county en route to Mobile, Alabama, Newton and his fellow soldiers opened fire and took the wagon as spoils.
The problem is that the spoils from technology-driven productivity gains have not been shared equally.
Later, laaities in town would cross blocks to crowd into living rooms where we sat in front of the machines of more fortunate sons, garlanded in their spoils and praise as we cracked consoles our parents couldn’t afford.
Connected TVs are streaming more video than ever to people in Europe and Samsung wants a share of the spoils.
If I can be one member of a duopoly, I actually hate my rival much less than I hate the idea of anybody else who would interrupt that rivalry, because we are splitting the spoils now.
Tom had shown his spoil at that part of the camp where the other boys were chopping.
CAMP VENTUREGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
When too roughly frolicsome, he rebuked them gently, so as not to mortify them, or spoil the natural buoyancy of their character.
There, Judy, keep back for a moment; it will get upon the carpet, and spoil it if we are not as quick as possible.
A YOUNG MUTINEERMRS. L. T. MEADE
Always be careful not to spoil a beautiful mantel or beautiful ornaments by having them out of proportion one with the other.

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