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  • Little Chandler sustained for one moment the gaze of her eyes and his heart closed together as he met the hatred in them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dr. Halpin, assistant house surgeon of the City of Dublin Hospital, stated that the deceased had two lower ribs fractured and had sustained severe contusions of the right shoulder.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The evidence showed that the deceased lady, while attempting to cross the line, was knocked down by the engine of the ten o'clock slow train from Kingstown, thereby sustaining injuries of the head and right side which led to her death.  (not reviewed by editor)

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