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  • He informs us that while he was engaged upon the Romana a friend named Castalius invited him to compress into one small treatise the twelve books - now lost - of the senator Cassiodorus, on The Origin and Actions of the Goths.
  • 3 He censured the German rationalists " for having preferred, by convulsive efforts of interpretation, to compress the memoirs of Christ and His apostles into the dimensions of ordinary life, rather than admit the operation of miracle on the one hand, or proclaim their abandonment of Christianity on the other."
  • The city has two oil refineries, a large cottonj gin and a cotton compress, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, cotton-cloth, flour and ice.
  • Would you, you could not compress him.
  • The countess had a headache brought on by all the noise and turmoil and was lying down in the new sitting room with a vinegar compress on her head.

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