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1. Just like the moth, which proverbially flies to the flame where it is.
2. The memory of the financial community is proverbially and distressingly short.
3. At this day, her wooden walls, as they are proverbially called, are her defence and protection.
4. In spite of the fact that cremation was not supported for over 1500 years, people like Price proverbially lit the cremation flame again.
5. How different the miniature! Whereas the family portrait is for show, here we have that which proverbially in secret has been cherished.
6. Jot: The smallest Hebrew letter; an iota; the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, used metaphorically or proverbially for the smallest thing.
7. Faultfinding being a proverbially bad hat Mr Bloom thought well to stir or try to the clotted sugar from the bottom and reflected with something approaching acrimony on the Coffee Palace and its temperance (and lucrative) work.

8. Now if ever, occurred an eligible opportunity for `going to the devil', as he once forcibly expressed it, for he had plenty of money and nothing to do, and Satan is proverbially fond of providing employment for full and idle hands.
9. Philander; permit me to suggest that doubtless the Moors who were conquered in the fifteenth century will continue in that most regrettable condition for the time being at least, even though we postpone discussion of that world calamity until we may attain the enchanting view of yon FELIS CARNIVORA which distance proverbially is credited with lending.
10. There is proverbially a mystery among most men of new wealth, how they made their first ten thousand; it is the qualities they showed then, before they became bullies, when every man was someone to be placated, when only hope sustained them and they could count on nothing from the world but what could be charmed from it, that make them, if they survive their triumph, successful with women.

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