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  • Once, many years ago, I said to an influential person: ’Your wife is a ticklish lady,’ in an honorable sense, of the moral qualities, so to speak.
  • But then Kolya’s mother hastened to entreat the masters on her boy’s behalf, and in the end Dardanelov, a respected and influential teacher, exerted himself in his favor, and the affair was ignored.
  • "Some years ago, soon after the coup d’etat of December, I happened to be calling in Paris on an extremely influential personage in the Government, and I met a very interesting man in his house.

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  • an influential newspaper
  • The magazine has a special issue identifying the 100 most influential people in the world.

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