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  • Tom gave the requisite pantomime to indicate the double enjoyment of pulling the trigger and thrusting the spear.
  • Perhaps she felt it necessary to recover her position with him on the present occasion for, as she sat sliding on the heap of grain near which he was busying himself, she said, at that shrill pitch which was requisite in mill-society,— "I think you never read any book but the Bible, did you, Luke?"
  • Sister Pullet was in tears when the one-horse chaise stopped before Mrs. Tulliver’s door, and it was apparently requisite that she should shed a few more before getting out; for though her husband and Mrs. Tulliver stood ready to support her, she sat still and shook her head sadly, as she looked through her tears at the vague distance.

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  • a place where the requisites of water, food, and shelter can be obtained
  • To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.
    Oscar Wilde

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