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  • One day my editor wished to have a series of articles upon begging in the metropolis, and I volunteered to supply them.
  • A few country carts were stirring, bearing in vegetables to the metropolis, but the lines of villas on either side were as silent and lifeless as some city in a dream.
  • Now, when young ladies wander about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I presume that it is something very pressing which they have to communicate.

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  • The town is on it’s way to becoming a 21st century metropolis.
  • The first request I made, after I had obtained my liberty, was, that I might have license to see Mildendo, the metropolis;
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels

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