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laudable
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Oliver Twist
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  • …friend Master Bates, joined in the hue-and-cry which was raised at Oliver’s heels, in consequence of their executing an illegal conveyance of Mr. Brownlow’s personal property, as has been already described, they were actuated by a very laudable and becoming regard for themselves; and forasmuch as the freedom of the subject and the liberty of the individual are among the first and proudest boasts of a true-hearted Englishman, so, I need hardly beg the reader to observe, that this…

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  • I appreciate his laudable efforts to save the environment.
  • Positively, free trade is laudable for the way it encourages us to see to members of unfamiliar groups as partners, not enemies.
    Will Wilkinson  --  Capitalism and Human Nature  --  http://www.cato.org/research/articles/wilkinson-050201.html(retrieved 06/29/06)

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