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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Both Mr Weasley and Sirius were acting as though he’d misbehaved, and were saving their tellings-off until they could ascertain how much damage had been done.

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  • A committee was formed to ascertain the level of public support for a new bike path.
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    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

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