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If my career were of that better kind that there was any opportunity or capacity of sacrifice in it, I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you.
Very true, he said: and I think that we had better correct an error into which we seem to have fallen in the use of the words `friend' and `enemy.
Thank you; and if you will kindly drop 'I guess,' I shall like my little Yankee all the better.
cried Gania; "if you did not go shaming us all over the town, things might be better for all parties.
And it's a poor look-out to come into the world to make your fellow-creatures worse off instead o' better.
If you've changed your mind, and want my family to come down in the world, you'd better say so.
Tulliver, "my family's as good as yours, and better, for it hasn't got a damned ill-tempered woman in it
Yes, I am better, I am nearly well," returned the youth, pausing a moment, while a struggle of the most painful interest seemed to engross his thoughts.
Ask them that if two chronometers ain't better than one, then how can two thousand be better than one?
Homer, for example, makes men better than they are; Cleophon as they are; Hegemon the Thasian, the inventor of parodies, and Nicochares, the author of the Deiliad, worse than they are.
It had been agreed, if no change for the better showed itself by the morning, that the London physician whom Mrs.
It may hereafter be in my power, or in yours(I hope it will), to procure him better preferment; but it must not be forgotten that no benefit of that sort would have been beyond his natural claims on us, and that nothing can, in fact, be an equivalent for the certain advantage which he is now obliged to forego through the urgency of your debts.

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