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  • a little mineralogical cabinet; and the specimens were all arranged and labelled, and the bits of stone and ore looked as though they might have been broken from the parent substances by those tremendously hard instruments their own names; and, to paraphrase the idle legend of Peter Piper, who had never found his way into their nursery, If the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped at more than this, what was it for good gracious goodness’ sake, that the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped it!

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  • I can’t remember her exact words, but I can paraphrase what she said.
  • To paraphrase Justice Hugo Black, I find no such provision in the Constitution but perhaps I have an old copy.

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