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hearsay
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Let a prejudice be bequeathed, carried in the air, adopted by hearsay, caught in through the eye,—however it may come, these minds will give it a habitation; it is something to assert strongly and bravely, something to fill up the void of spontaneous ideas, something to impose on others with the authority of conscious right; it is at once a staff and a baton.

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  • Hearsay evidence is generally not permitted in the United States. It generally is permitted in England for civil cases.
  • Your tools have elevated gossip, hearsay and conjecture to the level of valid, mainstream communication.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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