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A Christmas Carol
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parliament -- (with a lowercase "p")
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A Christmas Carol
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  • "I wonder you don’t go into Parliament."
  • You may talk vaguely about driving a coach-and-six up a good old flight of stairs, or through a bad young Act of Parliament; but I mean to say you might have got a hearse up that staircase, and taken it broadwise, with the splinter-bar towards the wall and the door towards the balustrades: and done it easy.

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  • Throughout Europe, parliaments are debating how much power to give to the European Union.
  • The Sheik of Kuwait was admired for voluntarily creating a parliament to share power with him.

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