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revise
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War and Peace
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  • Gervais gave a long account of an official revision, remarkable for the stupidity of everybody concerned.
  • A week later Prince Andrew was a member of the Committee on Army Regulations and—what he had not at all expected—was chairman of a section of the committee for the revision of the laws.
  • On that first evening Bolkonski spent with him, having mentioned the Commission for the Revision of the Code of Laws, Speranski told him sarcastically that the Commission had existed for a hundred and fifty years, had cost millions, and had done nothing except that Rosenkampf had stuck labels on the corresponding paragraphs of the different codes.

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  • How can you revise that paragraph to improve the expression of ideas?
  • Do you think the writer should revise the underlined sentence?

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