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  • He had then left Oxfcrd and gone up to London to practise as an advocate in the principal ecclesiastical court, the court of arches.
  • Society is described as honeycombed with crimes and vices; prophets, priests, princes and the people generally are said to practise unblushingly extortion, oppression, murder, falsehood, adultery (xxii.).
  • I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to practise resignation, unless it was quite necessary.
  • All that he could think of was to practise some new austerity, to let his mind descend into his body and redeem it, and treat himself with ever increasing respect.
  • For hours, in fall days, I watched the ducks cunningly tack and veer and hold the middle of the pond, far from the sportsman; tricks which they will have less need to practise in Louisiana bayous.

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