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They’re making the same case for an overall market that according to the traditional yardsticks is way overpriced.
Best of all for cosmologists, Gaia’s new catalogue includes the special stars whose distances serve as yardsticks for measuring all farther cosmological distances.
The explosion happens very quickly — too fast to mark its height accurately on a wall or yardstick.
It's a musty old tradition, a sort of a remnant of the old days, that present day newsmongers use as a yardstick for comparisons.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
The cutaway is made of a small piece of board, a cigar-box lid, an old yardstick or a piece of lath, which should be about 6 in.
They've got as many virtues as any Englisher that ever snivelled prayer and shortened yardstick.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
I know I can squeal just like a rubber doll; but s'posin' they should let me fall off the yardstick—where'd I go to then?
The yardstick, the half bushel, and the coining of money are all devices to facilitate exchanges.
We are told by those who believe in fiat money that gold is a measure of value just the same as a half bushel or a yardstick.
Could I stand quietly by, and see him beaten with the hard, heavy yardstick?
MOLLY AND KITTYOLGA ESCHENBACH

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