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Gulliver's Travels
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  • This I humbly offered to his majesty, as a small tribute of acknowledgment, in turn for so many marks that I had received, of his royal favour and protection.
  • If any town should engage in rebellion or mutiny, fall into violent factions, or refuse to pay the usual tribute, the king has two methods of reducing them to obedience.

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  • Such a look from another man would merit a slap, but from Keenan, it's more tribute than insult.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I will speak first of our ancestors, for it is right and seemly that now, when we are lamenting the dead, a tribute should be paid to their memory.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles's Funeral Oration

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