The roast of beef, roasted potatoes, and string beans were excellent this evening and, after an adequate sketch of the day’s progressive weather-states, his four-hundred-and-fifty-dollar fee, his lunch with Paul Riesling, and the proven merits of the new cigar-lighter, he was moved to a benign, "Sort o’ thinking about buyin, a new car.
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She predicts benign economic conditions through next year.
She said she has the power to crush me, but is benign by nature and so will not harm me unless I make trouble.