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They were both men of authority, men of sense, and fathers of charming daughters, and they turned the scale on the right side in no time.
Vandenhuten, negociant, which had turned the scale of choice in my favour.
PENARTH SAC vice-chairman Brian Lewis was in winning form in the club's competition when he fished by the white wall and beached a conger eel and a pouting that turned the scales to 6lb 14oz.