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  • In the British Greenland Fishery, under the corrupted title of Specksioneer, this old Dutch official is still retained, but his former dignity is sadly abridged.
  • In the abridged London edition of 1807, there are plates of an alleged "whale" and a "narwhale."

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  • The new law might abridge our freedom of speech.
  • I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
    James Madison

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