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politic
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • This was a politic stroke of the Kenwigses, because it made Mr Lillyvick the great head and fountain of the baby’s importance.
  • It was a politic course of proceeding, and one which could not fail to redound to his advantage in every point of view, since the very circumstance of his having extorted from Ralph Nickleby his real design in introducing his niece to such society, coupled with his extreme disinterestedness in communicating it so freely to his friend, could not but advance his interests in that quarter, and greatly facilitate the passage of coin (pretty frequent and speedy already) from the pockets of…

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  • I hear the word Kennedy, I know they ain’t discussing no politic.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • You do love my lord: You have known him long; and be you well assur’d He shall in strangeness stand no farther off Than in a politic distance.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice

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