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[69] There are also other ways in which the same words may be used in different senses or altered by the lengthening or shortening of [p. 487] a syllable: this is a poor trick even when employed in jest, and I am surprised that it should be included in the text-books: the instances which I quote are therefore given as examples for avoidance, not for imitation. Here they are:

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