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laudable
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Middlemarch
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  • Had his forms of expression changed, or his sentiments become less laudable?
  • If Wrong, if Craft, if Indiscretion Act as fair parts with ends as laudable?
  • I am ready to narrow my own resources and the prospects of my family by binding myself to allow you five hundred pounds yearly during my life, and to leave you a proportional capital at my death—nay, to do still more, if more should be definitely necessary to any laudable project on your part.
  • Will had given a disinterested attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.

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  • I appreciate his laudable efforts to save the environment.
  • Positively, free trade is laudable for the way it encourages us to see to members of unfamiliar groups as partners, not enemies.
    Will Wilkinson  --  Capitalism and Human Nature  --  http://www.cato.org/research/articles/wilkinson-050201.html(retrieved 06/29/06)

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