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  • He preached his gospel: love of outdoors, Playing the Game, loyalty to friends.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …. and not generally known outside of Washington—but just between ourselves—and they could take this for gospel—Spain had finally decided to join the Entente allies in the Grand Scrap.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The only answer to his gospel of beef which she could find, when she was home, was a wail of "But just the same——" She did not see him again before he departed for Washington.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He's a dear soul, bless him, but he belongs in the National Museum, along with General Grant's sword, and I'm——Oh, I suppose I'm seeking for a gospel that will evangelize Gopher Prairie.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …tist wedding-ceremony were not known in the Garden of Eden; that mushrooms are as edible as corn-beef hash; that the word "dude" is no longer frequently used; that there are Ministers of the Gospel who accept evolution; that some persons of apparent intelligence and business ability do not always vote the Republican ticket straight; that it is not a universal custom to wear scratchy flannels next the skin in winter; that a violin is not inherently more immoral than a chapel organ; that…  (not reviewed by editor)

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