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paternal
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Catch-22
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paternal
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Catch-22
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  • 'That's right, Chaplain,' the colonel replied, chuckling paternally at the chaplain's look of puzzlement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Milo had posed for these pictures in a drab peasant's blouse with a high collar, and his scrupulous, paternal countenance was tolerant, wise, critical and strong as he stared out at the populace omnisciently with his undisciplined mustache and disunited eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

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