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  • Thereat mirth grew in them the more and they rehearsed to him his curious rite of wedlock for the disrobing and deflowering of spouses, as the priests use in Madagascar island, she to be in guise of white and saffron, her groom in white and grain, with burning of nard and tapers, on a bridebed while clerks sung kyries and the anthem Ut novetur sexus omnis corporis mysterium till she was there unmaided.

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  • Under the guise of friendship he betrayed them.
  • the text of the Constitution has frequently been rewritten by the Supreme Court in the guise of interpretation.
    Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy  --  Richard A. Posner

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