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  • After a great deal of haggling and squabbling, Fagin beat down the amount of the required advance from five pounds to three pounds four and sixpence: protesting with many solemn asseverations that that would only leave him eighteen-pence to keep house with; Mr. Sikes sullenly remarking that if he couldn’t get any more he must accompany him home; with the Dodger and Master Bates put the eatables in the cupboard.

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  • I know what it’s like to have to squabble and pick and fight over the leftovers.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • If we meddled in every squabble and catfight we saw, we’d never be done.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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