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  • "You probably wish to deduce, prince," said Alexandra, "that moments of time cannot be reckoned by money value, and that sometimes five minutes are worth priceless treasures.
  • "Sometimes, thinking over this, I became quite numb with the terror of it; and I might well have deduced from this fact, that my ’last conviction’ was eating into my being too fast and too seriously, and would undoubtedly come to its climax before long.
  • I lay down this morning at ten o’clock with the intention of not rising again before that time; but I thought it over and rose just once more in order to come here; from which you may deduce that I had some reason for wishing to come."

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  • She trusts only what she can measure or can deduce from measurement.
  • Now let us consider the situation and see what may be deduced from it.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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