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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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contrary
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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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  • And the service they ask of her is in no way contrary to her Majesty’s honour, but a noble and heroical act.
  • "Secondly," said Caspian, "I want to know why you have permitted this abominable and unnatural traffic in slaves to grow up here, contrary to the ancient custom and usage of our dominions."
  • On the contrary he liked him very much and was therefore frightened about him, and being frightened put him in a bad temper — just as your mother is much angrier with you for running out into the road in front of a car than a stranger would be.

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  • We will not allow members to act contrary to our code of ethics.
  • What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

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