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They'll cast you out, like a leper

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I'm just ahead of the curve

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An increase in imports from overseas, and automation of the weaving processes, mean that Selectus has had to keep ahead of the curve to stay in business

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4

Your friend the district attorney, or his blushing bride-to-be

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5

You spat I n the faces of Gotham's criminals

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6

The doctor says you're in agonizing pain, but that you won't accept medication

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7

Accept skin grafts

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8

A truckload of soldiers will be blowing up

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9

I gotta take a leak

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10

To blow you all sky-high

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11

Snipers take them out, smash the windows, a team rappels in

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12

Team moves in by the stairwells

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13

You need an ace in the hole

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14

Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded

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15

He is a silent guardian, a watchful protector, a dark knight

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16

Another steal and dunk

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17

Meat pies would be dished up with sauce squeezed by the lady behind the counter and full strength beers would be served in bottles

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18

There were still some remains of her make-up from the day before, smudged mascara underneath her eyes, a thin line of eyeliner all making her look exhausted and almost haggard

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19

That's why in dictatorships or autocratic regimes those in power move quickly to suppress a free press

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20

She paid the bill without batting an eyelid

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21

If someone gives in to greed, he will only becomes greedier

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22

He began to put on airs and think he could boss us around

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23

Alice's sharp wit and blunt pronouncements could be intimidating, but if you didn't put on airs and weren't a fool, she was fiercely loyal and endlessly forgiving

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24

He and my mother fought often, either when his cruelty surfaced or when his behaviour failed to meet her standards of propriety

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25

Gulliver's own sailors declare a mutiny on his power and tie him up, conspiring against him, making him their prisoner

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26

I bet she knows her husband is an incorrigible flirt who seems to have sex on the brain all the time

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27

Aren't you going to be happy unless you're rubbing my nose in the fact I got caught

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28

He has won the argument, but there is no point in rubbing his opponent's nose in it

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29

She has made amends

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30

Clergy members found guilty of such a charge can be admonished, removed from office or, in extreme cases, be deposed from holy orders

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31

Have one foot in the grave

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32

I mean, sure, you get disappointed because you go out there putting your best foot forward

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33

Like the king's courtiers, the princesses had to leave a room walking backward in the king's presence

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34

Stage a rowdy protest

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35

These are violent criminals, essential cogs in the organized-crime machine

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36

Peeing into Mason jars

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37

He goes by his gut

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38

Look, you wouldn't beat up a woman any more than l would beat up a cripple

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39

Why were you dusting for prints

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40

We should send the police before she fences the pearls

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41

You two should exchange notes over coffee

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42

So now you're trying to set me up with a jewel thief

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43

He aged out. We don't have the resources to keep boys on after 16

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44

We can't have loose ends

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45

Someone get this hothead out of here

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46

The water runs to any one of the outflows

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47

When l pulled him out, he was babbling about an underground army

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48

The residual concussive damage to your brain tissue

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49

A stiff can barely climb out of his sports car

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50

Even before you became a recluse, you never came to these things

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51

Ellen Page came out as gay in remarks at a conference

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52

Ellen Page: why did this petite beauty dress like massive men

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53

Mind if I cut in

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54

That's a brazen costume for a cat burglar

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You're in deep with the wrong people

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56

Until now the affairs of the tribe have been administered by regents

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Once you've done what you had to, they never let you do what you want to

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Parl drank six bottles of beer. He must have a hollow leg

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59

Walter's got a hot hand tonight. He's won four games of poker

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60

She was petite and vivacious

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61

A set of feet came quickly down the staircase, letting into view the figure of a petite woman in a loose white dress

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She was petite with delicate features and hands that seemed to be ageless

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63

What brings you out of cryo-sleep

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64

Keep them from falling into the wrong hands

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l'm all ears

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66

The church excommunicated people who said that the earth revolved around the sun

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A Puritan New England congregation even excommunicated a man who neglected the sexual aspect of his relationship with his wife

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l didn't realize l was known for trifling with criminals

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69

Like a rat in a trap

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70

Sound a little too good to be true

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lt was a gangland myth

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72

Those weren't street thugs. They were trained killers

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73

l see from the television coverage that you got your taste for wanton destruction back

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74

One man's tool is another man's weapon

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75

You led a bloated police force on a merry chase

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76

Bane is just a mercenary. We need to find out what he's up to

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77

l've sewn you up, l've set your bones, but l won't bury you

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78

Maybe it's time we all stopped trying to outsmart the truth and let it have its day

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79

Applied Sciences is all locked up and off the books

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80

All right, ladies and gentlemen. This meeting will now come to order

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81

How the hell did Miranda Tate get the inside track on the Wayne board

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82

Decommission it. Flood it. Destroy the world's best chance for a sustainable future

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83

ls Bruce Wayne really that paranoid? l'm gonna plead the fifth on that one

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84

Where is that masked man? Speak of the devil

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85

Bane's men patrol the tunnels. And they're not your average brawlers

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86

Peace has cost you your strength

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87

Theatricality and deception, powerful agents to the uninitiated

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88

Don't tell me. Still in love? Oh, head over heels

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Like shipwrecked men turning to seawater from uncontrollable thirst

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You can watch them clambering over each other to stay in the sun

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91

If a deal is reached, the IRA is expected to make the first move with plans to decommission its weapons and stand down its military organisation

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92

Get every available cop down there and smoke him out

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93

lf you move it, the core will decay in a matter of months

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94

Now if you'll excuse me, l've got tickets to watch our boys thrash Rapid City

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lt's a fully primed neutron bomb with a blast radius of six miles

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96

For now, martial law is in effect

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We do not negotiate with terrorists but we do recognize realities. As this situation develops, one thing must be understood above all others. People of Gotham, we have not abandoned you

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98

To plunge their hands into the filth, so that you can keep yours clean

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99

The powerful will be ripped from their decadent nests and cast out into the cold world that we know and endure

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The doctor's fumbling attempts to repair the damage left him in perpetual agony. The mask holds the pain at bay

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101

There's a vertebra protruding from your back

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102

We got boots on the ground, sir. Just waiting on intel

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103

Blow the rubble, make a hole big enough for 10 at a time

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104

Their tendency to roost in tight flocks and be easily attracted to decoys may have made them vulnerable to market hunters, who had a significant impact on the population

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And meanwhile, Gotham lives under a warlord, like some failed state

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106

Came upstairs looking for a vantage point

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107

l'll die before l talk

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108

Round them up for judgment

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109

Ah, supplies for your journey

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110

To the man in the cold sweat

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Damn, my girl has my balls in a vice grip because I cheated on her

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112

Flip the switch

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113

The needle hits 200, you give me the signal

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114

Picked a hell of a time to go on vacation, Mr. Wayne

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115

All-out assault on Bane

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116

Lead an exodus. Save as many lives as you can

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117

You're gonna wage a war to save your stuck-up girlfriend

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118

You don't stand a chance against these guys. With your help, l might

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119

Disperse or be fired upon

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120

His mind conjured the most amazing, most subtle and cruel plan to exact his revenge

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121

Using as his model the ten plagues of the Pharaohs from the Old Testament, he exacts his cruel revenge on the nine medical people involved using rats, bats, locusts, and hail, among others

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122

You know what you said about structures becoming shackles

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123

The house and grounds are left to the city of Gotham on condition that they never be demolished, altered or otherwise interfered with, and that they shall be used for one purpose, and one purpose only

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124

They better leave no stone unturned. We can't leave a string of pearls on the manifest as lost

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125

If you're a customs inspector at a port of entry you can send photos of cargos and manifests back to the office where someone can check them against computer records

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126

Akobi said the plane's manifest listed 156 passengers and an unknown number of crew

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127

Coastal sunshine sends mercury soaring

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128

You are a live-in husband

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129

This is hush money

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His first album hit the stores amid a storm of hype

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131

A chivalrous chap, Randall gives the girl a shoulder to cry on, although Hopkirk feels that his corporeal colleague is being perhaps a little too attentive

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He had my tacit consent

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133

His floppy handkerchiefs and antique cufflinks gave him the look of a dandy

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Call it a twist of fate

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He made a fool of himself

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136

If one folds his arms, so does the other; if one crosses his legs, ditto

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137

Because many landlords had lost their serfs, the lords relaxed ancient obligations and duties

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138

The Immunity Token

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139

The emperor travels incognito

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140

The door opened and a sailor stepped inside, openly gawking at our still wet clothes

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141

Already, he could see the stares and could almost hear the whispers as his classmates openly gawked at him

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142

It is deplorable and very dangerous for the civic group to openly incite young soldiers who live on their orders to be insubordinate to the words of their superiors

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143

It is feared that soldiers will become insubordinate and uncontrollable to an irredeemable extent

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144

The cabinet immediately resigned en masse

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I tripped on the sidewalk and face-planted

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146

Just a hunch

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Flip the role, he will let you burn

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148

It dawns, suddenly, that we may not be helping the prime minister very much after all

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149

To give the territory breathing space

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150

Does it bother you that there's a cult of personality built up around him

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It did remarkably well at the box office, and garnered a strong cult following among college-age Americans

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152

Two-handed reverse slam

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153

He had once seemed mysterious, but I knew he was just as smiley and happy as the rest when they all broke into laughter at his remarks

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154

She said that he was a coherent, intelligent and articulate man but one with a tendency to ramble on

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155

Drivers will have to put up with at least three more years of jams in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel after the government shelved plans to redistribute traffic by adjusting the tolls

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156

A wise politician would be mindful of what his constituency had to say, but he should not be dictated to

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157

He threw himself off the building before emergency crews arrive

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158

He landed on the four-lane westbound carriageway outside the building

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No suicide note was found

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Out of respect for those involved, we cannot yet comment further

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161

A major official media outlet

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162

Its long run of supercharged growth

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It estimated augmented fiscal debt had risen to

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164

There are other signs that economists at foreign banks have apparently lost favour in Beijing

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165

BOC Hong Kong fended off competition in yuan trading

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166

Some of the participants have remained involved with the project to assist in a voluntary capacity

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167

Writing in his capacity as legal correspondent

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168

He believed the tribunal's investigation into the awarding of the licence was wholly unnecessary and unmerited

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169

Their stories of disproportionate, unmerited suffering demand that when sufferers cannot feel the companionship of God, we try to assure them of it

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170

An unmerited insult

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171

Henry was not one jot less pious than his royal cousin

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172

We are dealing here with people who are, not to put too fine a point on it, nuts

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173

Soldiers are banned from training with live rounds - vs blank rounds

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174

The ball is at the Philippines' side

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175

How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork

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176

The bombed sites where the plaster dust swirled in the air and the willow-herb straggled over the heaps of rubble

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177

Even the streets leading up to its outer barriers were roamed by gorilla-faced guards in black uniforms, armed with jointed truncheons

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178

It gave off a sickly, oily smell, as of Chinese rice-spirit

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179

Winston poured out nearly a teacupful, nerved himself for a shock, and gulped it down like a dose of medicine

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180

They flinch at the sound of that laugh, but they keep edging forward, nerving themselves for the final rush

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181

A thick, quarto-sized blank book with a red back and a marbled cover

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182

Its smooth creamy paper, a little yellowed by age, was of a kind that had not been manufactured for at least forty years past

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183

A forced-labour camp

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184

Winston fitted a nib into the penholder and sucked it to get the grease off

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185

The stench of rotting fish

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186

I lifted my jacket to my nose for a sniff-I could still smell the acrid stench of the gas

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187

As unpleasant as it may seem, the dwellers had become accustomed to their surroundings and the unpleasant odor and stenches of the dirt, grim, mud, and rat droppings

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188

He made great strides

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189

She answered with a faint air of boredom

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