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having greater weight (metaphorically); i.e., superiority in amount or influence, or importance
  • To attain this end we must secure a preponderance of virtue over vice and must endeavor to secure that the honest man may, even in this world, receive a lasting reward for his virtue.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (25% in)

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