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  • Gosh, they aren’t all ignorant, and I got a hunch we’re all descended from immigrants ourselves."
  • …alcohol; he praised, though he did not obey, the laws against motor-speeding; he paid his debts; he contributed to the church, the Red Cross, and the Y. M. C. A.; he followed the custom of his clan and cheated only as it was sanctified by precedent; and he never descended to trickery—though, as he explained to Paul Riesling: "Course I don’t mean to say that every ad I write is literally true or that I always believe everything I say when I give some buyer a good strong selling-spiel.

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  • We saw the rocket descend.
  • The path descends to the bottom of the mountain.

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