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Pygmalion
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prevail
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Pygmalion
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  • The four and six-penny manual, mostly in his lithographed handwriting, that was never vulgarly advertized, may perhaps some day be taken up by a syndicate and pushed upon the public as The Times pushed the Encyclopaedia Britannica; but until then it will certainly not prevail against Pitman.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she prevailed upon him
as in: reason will prevail
as in: prevailing attitude
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