spread far and wide

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We beg you to spread far and wide this saving doctrine, for contracepting couples cannot evangelise and a contracepting society cannot survive.
But these members of the Toon Army are spread far and wide.
More than a formal theatrical presentation, the third annual San Francisco Hip-Hop DanceFest felt like a gathering of tribes--a family reunion whose members have spread far and wide, yet who trace their roots to a common origin.