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And Then There Were None
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purport
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And Then There Were None
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  • It purported to be from a woman I had met at a certain summer resort two or three years ago.
  • This purports to be from an old friend of mine, Lady Constance Culmington.

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  • They purport to support the legislation out of concern for the environment, but I suspect profit is their primary motive.
  • They purport that the poll is unbiased and shows that Americans who are acquainted with the facts support the legislation.

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