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“ The multitude of those who err is no excuse for error."

Cheap prices are made possible by inferior articles.” — Robertson.

66 The outlines of the swallow are so clear-cut and angular that they can be reduced to two triangles.

" True love shows costliest where the means are scant.' - Lamb.

Cotton is a staple product of the South.

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“ Every person has two educations, one that he receives from others, and one, more important, that he gives to himself.” — Gibbon.

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The capitalists invested a capital of $1,000,000 in the business.

One falsehood supposes another.
“ Man proposes, God disposes.”

“ Old time, in whose bank we deposit our notes, is a miser." — Holmes.

Every delay that postpones our joys is long."

It is natural to resent an insult.

“In nodding assent, the Africans differ from us in lifting the chin.”

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“The multitude of those who err is no excuse for error.”

Cheap prices are made possible by inferior articles." - Robertson.

6. The outlines of the swallow are so clear-cut and angular that they can be reduced to two triangles.”

6. True love shows costliest where the means are scant.' - Lamb.

Cotton is a staple product of the South.

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The capitalists invested a capital of $1,000,000 in the business.

One falsehood supposes another.
“ Man proposes, God disposes.”

“Old time, in whose bank we deposit our notes, is a miser.' · Holmes.

“ Every delay that postpones our joys is long."

It is natural to resent an insult.

“In nodding assent, the Africans differ from us in lifting the chin.”

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66 The Old Guard dies; it never grat'i tude

surrenders." cov'et ous “Gratitude is the fairest blossom of sat'is fied the soul.” re pent' A covetous man is never satisfied. en gage' We never repent of eating too little. ac quaint'ed

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