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  • Otherwise he might have been a great general, blowing up all sorts of towns, or he might have been a great politician, dealing in all sorts of parliamentary rhetoric; but as it was, he and the Court of Chancery had fallen upon each other in the pleasantest way, and nobody was much the worse, and Gridley was, so to speak, from that hour provided for.

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  • She uses convincing rhetoric, but makes bad decisions.
  • Don’t be fooled by her empty rhetoric.

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