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  • Fifty times had the mention of Barney Cahoon, the town drayman, like a nickel in a slot produced from Kennicott the apocryphal story of Barney’s directing a minister, "Come down to the depot and get your case of religious books—they’re leaking!"

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  • She told a story, probably apocryphal, of her ancestors trip to America.
  • I read among my notes, now, with a new interest, some sentences from an edition of 1621 of the Apocryphal New Testament.
    Twain, Mark  --  The Innocents Abroad

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