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  • McBain's De Witt Clinton and the Origin of the Spoils System in New York (New York, 1907).
  • The auction continued in full swing, the outdoor area crowded with bargain seekers, their acquired spoils piled high about them.
  • The earliest of the great works of Pheidias were dedications in memory of Marathon, from the spoils of the victory.
  • The value of oak bark depends upon the amount of tannin contained in it, which varies much, depending not only on the growth of the tree but on the care bestowed on the preparation of the bark itself, as it soon ferments and spoils by exposure to wet, while too much sun-heat is injurious.
  • Message from the empress in 565, he is said to have invited this fiercest and rudest of the Teutonic clans to seize the spoils of Italy.
 

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