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The Mill on the Floss
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  • For when the defendant’s claim for costs had been satisfied, there would remain the friendly bill of Mr. Gore, and the deficiency at the bank, as well as the other debts which would make the assets shrink into unequivocal disproportion; "not more than ten or twelve shillings in the pound," predicted Mr. Deane, in a decided tone, tightening his lips; and the words fell on Tom like a scalding liquied, leaving a continual smart.

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as in: it's one of her best assets Define
any positive trait or thing of value
as in: the company's assets Define
the cash value that an accountant would place on things that are owned; or the things of value
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