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To place wit above sense is to place superfluity above utility.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The table was pretty good, too, with the exception of a few Dutch dishes, and a superfluity of onions.
I suppose that really this was all that was demanded of Alf and Frank—a trifling, unexpected superfluity once in a while.
“Put in as much as you like at first, and afterwards efface the superfluity,” is a bit of advice that comes from Corot himself.
COROTSIDNEY ALLNUTT
Did it not describe a superfluity of worship that exceeded what was either enjoined or fitting?
In such ways, and not from the superfluity of the rich, many thousands of pounds were gathered annually.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The great ones of the world have taken this earth of ours to themselves; they live in the midst of splendour and superfluity.
Secondly, it is proved to be true by the way it is produced, as it is the superfluity of the last aliment of the fleshy parts.
When a seal can make you understand him without it, talking is a noisy superfluity.
What a clap of thunder to Excellency Hanbury; his masterpiece found suddenly a superfluity, an incommodity!

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