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  • Not only the big, salient, vital facts, about how fast the Sunday School—and the collection—is growing, but a lot of humorous gossip and kidding: about how some blowhard fell down on his pledge to get new members, or the good time the Sacred Trinity class of girls had at their wieniewurst party.

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  • Please tell us just the salient facts.
  • I had, of course, read this section many times before, but some of the salient facts had evidently failed to impress themselves clearly on my mind.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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