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  • But the real upshot of the business was that the number of riddles to be solved was augmented.
  • How could the upshot of all this be other than Atheism?
  • We have seen, however, that the general paid a visit to Lizabetha Prokofievna and caused trouble there, the final upshot being that he frightened Mrs. Epanchin, and angered her by bitter hints as to his son Gania.

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  • The upshot was that a series of urgent messages were dispatched to me through the Canadian Consul in Chile, instructing me to report to Ottawa at once.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The upshot was this: it was true that the Squire Semelan controlled this little town and all the land around it, but Semelan owed fealty directly to Greyfallow.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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