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  • Mr. Smallweed, compelling the attendance of the waitress with one hitch of his eyelash, instantly replies as follows: "Four veals and hams is three, and four potatoes is three and four, and one summer cabbage is three and six, and three marrows is four and six, and six breads is five, and three Cheshires is five and three, and four half-pints of half-and-half is six and three, and four small rums is eight and three, and three Pollys is eight and six.

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  • The evidence is compelling.
  • A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
    Chaim Weizmann

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