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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • 'You may, sir,' replied Mr Crummles, looking steadily in his questioner's face, as some men do when they have doubts about being implicitly believed in what they are going to say.
  • This last suggestion was so much in accordance with the timid girl's own feelings and wishes, that she readily promised implicit reliance on the excellent spinster's advice: without questioning, or indeed bestowing a moment's reflection upon, the motives that dictated it.
  • Newman did not look the less distressed to hear Nicholas talking in this strain; but, upon his young friend grasping him heartily by the hand, and assuring him that nothing but implicit confidence in the sincerity of his professions, and kindness of feeling towards himself, would have induced him, on any consideration, even to have made him acquainted with his arrival in London, Mr Noggs brightened up again, and went about making such arrangements as were in his power for the comfort…

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  • Many regulations function as implicit taxes, with far-reaching effects on consumer prices, employment, and innovation.
    Marlo Lewis, Jr.  --  Reviving Regulatory Reform: Options for the President and Congress  --  http://www.cei.org/utils/printer.cfm?AID=4446(retrieved 06/28/06)

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