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It was such a magnificent sum that Sol did not feel like taking the familiarity with it of mentioning it aloud.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Of which the sum is that all the parties to the case are evidently, for the time being, Protestants!
The nature both of this substance and the antecedent substance from which it is derived is not known.
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
The King now increased it to the enormous sum of two shilling and ten pence.

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