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  • ’Faith, Hope, and CHARITY,’ it says, and, ’The poor ye have with ye always,’ which indicates that there never can be anything to these so-called scientific schemes for abolishing charity, never!
  • She wasn’t depressed even when she heard Mrs. Bogart observe, "Now we’ve got prohibition it seems to me that the next problem of the country ain’t so much abolishing cigarettes as it is to make folks observe the Sabbath and arrest these law-breakers that play baseball and go to the movies and all on the Lord’s Day."

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  • She is in favor of abolishing the death penalty.
  • The dictator’s first move was to abolish free speech and a free press.

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