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  • Women are, as a rule, paid less than men, and though their wages have also increased, the rise has been slighter than in the case of men.
  • There are many other, though slighter, remains of the ancient churches and monasteries of Kampen; but the most remarkable building is the old town-hall, which is unsurpassed in Holland.
  • At the primitive stage, however, the degree of personification is, probably, often far slighter than the words used would seem to suggest.
  • A review of Byron's Letters on Pope in 1821 constituted his first contribution to the North American Review, to which he continued for many years to send the results of his slighter researches.
  • He had been for many years collecting materials for a history of Philip II., but he hesitated for some time to attempt a work of such magnitude, occupying himself in the meantime with the slighter labours of a memoir of John Pickering for the Massachusetts Historical Society and the revision of Ticknor's History of Spanish Literature.

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