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  • The necessity of devising compromises with men who had formerly been his tools fretted him both in mind and body.
  • For keyed or fretted instruments a compromise is indispensable.
  • The peninsula of Nova Scotia, connected by a narrow neck with New Brunswick, is formed by still another and more definite system of parallel ridges, deeply fretted on all sides by bays and harbours.
  • Within, the palace is unsurpassed for the exquisite detail of its marble pillars and arches, its fretted ceilings and the veil-like transparency of its filigree work in stucco.
  • France, and was fretted almost beyond endurance by the quarrels of Federalist politicians over the distribution of commissions.

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