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The evil principle deprecated in that religion is the orderly sequence by which the seed brings forth a crop after its kind.
Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish.
Marnoo, evidently repenting the step he had taken, earnestly deprecated the resentment of the crowd, and, in a few moments succeeded in pacifying to some extent the clamours which had broken out as soon as his proposition had been understood.
unless it were an acceptance even more to be deprecated, demanding such sacrifices of situation and employment on his side as conscience must forbid.