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  • …which recitals produced a very different impression on the two: for, while the younger, who was of a timid and retiring disposition, gleaned from thence nothing but forewarnings to shun the great world and attach himself to the quiet routine of a country life, Ralph, the elder, deduced from the often-repeated tale the two great morals that riches are the only true source of happiness and power, and that it is lawful and just to compass their acquisition by all means short of felony.

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  • She trusts only what she can measure or can deduce from measurement.
  • Now let us consider the situation and see what may be deduced from it.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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