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  • This is wanting in the police report, where more stress is laid, perhaps, upon the platitudes of the magistrate than upon the details, which to an observer contain the vital essence of the whole matter.

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  • She sprinkled her remarks with the usual political platitudes that are guaranteed to be popular with both parties.
  • My platitudes don’t hold their interest and I can hardly blame them for that.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants

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