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concise
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Oliver Twist
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  • …was ushered into this world of sorrow and trouble, by the parish surgeon, it remained a matter of considerable doubt whether the child would survive to bear any name at all; in which case it is somewhat more than probable that these memoirs would never have appeared; or, if they had, that being comprised within a couple of pages, they would have possessed the inestimable merit of being the most concise and faithful specimen of biography, extant in the literature of any age or country.

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  • She deducts points if the paper is not concise enough.
  • Vigorous writing is concise.
    William Strunk Jr.

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