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  • I believe in that myself because it has been explained by competent men as the convolutions of the grey matter.
  • That as a competent keyless citizen he had proceeded energetically from the unknown to the known through the incertitude of the void.

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  • If a person keeps faithfully busy each hour of the working day, he can count on waking up some morning to find himself one of the competent ones of his generation.
    William James
  • Izzi and I exchange a glance at that—his sheer competence is unnerving.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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