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brevity
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The War of the Worlds
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  • The morning papers on Saturday contained, in addition to lengthy special articles on the planet Mars, on life in the planets, and so forth, a brief and vaguely worded telegram, all the more striking for its brevity.

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  • I’m not sure they appreciated her speech, but I know they liked its brevity.
  • She answered with equal indifference and brevity, and the others said no more.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice

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