sending away

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Master Blifil objected to the sending away the servant, as they had only one with them; but as Square seconded the order of Jones, he was obliged to comply.
But who knows they might be sending away their family and wives to do something nasty things later.
Finally, jargon is reduced to an absolute minimum, proving that understanding difficult theory, once ably synthesized, need not require sending away for a decoder ring.

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