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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • I would strongly advise you, Mr. Worthing, to try and acquire some relations as soon as possible, and to make a definite effort to produce at any rate one parent, of either sex, before the season is quite over.

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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