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  • My friend Heep has not fixed the positive remuneration at too high a figure, but he has made a great deal, in the way of extrication from the pressure of pecuniary difficulties, contingent on the value of my services; and on the value of those services I pin my faith.

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  • She was caught in the wreckage and could not extricate herself without help.
  • Mona reached into his mouth for his tongue.
    Ralph, jaw agape, laughed.
    "Won’t come out," Callie told her sister.
    Still Mona pulled, giggling, until finally Ralph extricated her wet fingers and closed his mouth firmly and bounced her on his knee to distract her.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American

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