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  • The most illustrious m~narchs prided themselves no less on the buildings they raised in honor of the gods than on the successful wars they waged: indeed the wars won a religious significance through the gradual elevation of the god of the capital to god of the nation, and a large part of the spoils was considered the rightful perquisite of the latter.
  • This insoluble residue, called ` nai chai ' (opium dirt), is the perquisite of the head boiling coolie, who finds a ready market for it in Canton, where it is used for adulterating, or rather in manufacturing, the moist inferior kinds of prepared opium.
  • It keeps up a good spirit, and is one of my own little perquisites.
  • The special interior ministry troops, who are not part of the army, are better paid and enjoy perquisites such as looting.
  • Perquisites of office.

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