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  • Such weakness would have been excusable; for. business was --- as one dejected porkman, who kept a shop which refused to reciprocate the compliment by keeping him, informed me ---

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • The butcher and the porkman painted up, only the leanest scrags of meat; the baker, the coarsest of meagre loaves.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • Such weakness would have been excusable; for business was -- as one dejected porkman who kept a shop which refused to reciprocate the compliment by keeping him, informed me -- 'bitter bad.'

    The Uncommercial Traveller

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