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  • Being in good circumstances, he was anxious to show his gratitude to Spinoza by a gift of 2000 florins, which the philosopher half-jestingly excused himself from accepting.
  • On another occasion he jestingly charges Tiro with wishing to have his own letters included in the " volumes " (Fam.
  • Of Belgium (and " the better man of the two," as he had once jestingly said), who went to intercede for him with the emperor of the French.
  • "The French," replied Ilyin jestingly, "and here is Napoleon himself"-- and he pointed to Lavrushka.
 
 

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