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While she was dressing, Luigi fetched the witnesses necessary to sign the certificate of marriage.
After a student had been in the night-school long enough to prove what was in him, I gave him a printed certificate which read something like this:--
The certificates were regularly signed as extracts from the parish books, the first letter had a genuine appearance of having been written and preserved for some years, the handwriting of the second tallied with it exactly, (making proper allowance for its having been written by a person in extremity,) and there were several other corroboratory scraps of entries and memoranda which it was equally difficult to question.
He brought her undeniable evidence of his having paid for his part of the ship; he brought her certificates from his owners, that the report of their intending to remove him from the command of the ship and put his chief mate in was false and groundless; in short, he was quite the reverse of what he was before.
We find that while my sister gives an unwilling and cold ear to our schemes for her advantage--I, her brother, and Mr Headstone, the most competent authority, as his certificates would easily prove, that could be produced--she is wilfully and willingly profiting by other schemes.
Wardle's mother--occupied the post of honour on the right-hand corner of the chimney-piece; and various certificates of her having been brought up in the way she should go when young, and of her not having departed from it when old, ornamented the walls, in the form of samplers of ancient date, worsted landscapes of equal antiquity, and crimson silk tea-kettle holders of a more modern period.
To the surprise of all, he appeared among them with a bundle of papers in his hand, containing a certificate of freedom to every one on the place, which he read successively, and presented, amid the sobs and tears and shouts of all present.
Michaels, and two or three others, performed the marriage cere- mony, and gave us a certificate, of which the fol- lowing is an exact copy:--
It was the marriage certificate of the dead parents, and the date it bore was March the twentieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.
First," he put his hand in his coat, and took another paper from it, "that is the certificate which enables me to pass out of this city.
a Spaceland critic may ask: "Is not the procreation of a Square Son a certificate from Nature herself, proving the Equal-sidedness of the Father?
The silly ass who owns her,--he's captain too, named Davies,-- he's lost his certificate, or something.

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