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  • Prince Turveydrop sometimes played the kit, dancing; sometimes played the piano, standing; sometimes hummed the tune with what little breath he could spare, while he set a pupil right; always conscientiously moved with the least proficient through every step and every part of the figure; and never rested for an instant.

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  • Not as well as my mother, but I’m pretty proficient."
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Yvette was by far the most competent of my coworkers, and she and I would often work together on any electrical job requiring proficiency with tools.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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