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  • The signatures to this instrument purporting to be executed by Mr. W. and attested by Wilkins Micawber, are forgeries by — HEEP.
  • ’May I now venture to confide to Mr. T. the purport of my letter?
  • Repeating ’no’, and ’not the least’, and other short assurances to the same purport, Doctor Strong jogged on before us, at a queer, uneven pace; and we followed: Mr. Wickfield, looking grave, I observed, and shaking his head to himself, without knowing that I saw him.

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  • They purport to support the legislation out of concern for the environment, but I suspect profit is their primary motive.
  • They purport that the poll is unbiased and shows that Americans who are acquainted with the facts support the legislation.

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