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sustain
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Babbitt
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  • …George Babbitt, you're about as broad-minded and liberal as a razor-blade!" "Oh, I am, am I! Well, just let me tell you, just—let me—tell—you, I'm as by golly liberal as you are religious, anyway! YOU RELIGIOUS!" "I am so! Our pastor says I sustain him in the faith!" "I'll bet you do! With Paul's money! But just to show you how liberal I am, I'm going to send a check for ten bucks to this Beecher Ingram, because a lot of fellows are saying the poor cuss preaches sedition and free love,…  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sustained by her faith
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