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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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accrue
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • If a man had stolen a pound in his youth and had used that pound to amass a huge fortune how much was he obliged to give back, the pound he had stolen only or the pound together with the compound interest accruing upon it or all his huge fortune?

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  • Money in the bank account accrues interest.
  • And if there’s no ingress or egress—no valve through which may be vented the various pressures that accrue naturally in a closed temporal system—"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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