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  • George William, who was sometimes known as "Old Jeo Win" and sometimes as "The King of the Ice House" (that enticing and ruinous bar), had been born behind a Little Bethel in Lancashire.

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  • It was a ruinous war.
  • He gave notes, took up ruinous obligations, dealt with usurers and all the race of lenders.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace

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