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in lieu -- (French)
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • This, being notified to the House, was accepted in lieu of their share of a general tax, and a new bill was form’d, with an exempting clause, which passed accordingly.

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  • Immediately after collection, Maycomb Methodists sang what they called the Doxology in lieu of the minister praying over the collection plate to spare him the rigors involved in inventing yet another prayer, since by that time he had uttered three healthy invocations.
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  • In lieu of Colin’s laugh came a period of unbreachable silence.
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