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contract
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contract
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Babbitt
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  • She danced into the house, she flung herself into Babbitt's lap when he was reading, she crumpled his paper, and laughed at him when he adequately explained that he hated a crumpled newspaper as he hated a broken sales-contract.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Behind the gold and scarlet banner of his public achievements was the dun background of office-routine: leases, sales-contracts, lists of properties to rent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before he gambled he consulted bankers, lawyers, architects, contracting builders, and all of their clerks and stenographers who were willing to be cornered and give him advice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When we were in college together, he was just as hard up as any of us, and he's made a million good bucks out of contracting and hasn't been any dishonester or bought any more city councils than was necessary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • $4000 . . . . . Nom And this morning Babbitt was too disquieted to entertain her with items from Mechanics' Liens, Mortgages Recorded, and Contracts Awarded.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: legal contract
as in: contract the disease
as in: the metal contracted
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