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  • "Blue-book" style sources for used car values rarely do justice to a car like yours.

    Will New Diesel Fuel

  • Well, the mail is in; no Blue-book, depressing letter from C.; a long, amusing ramble from my mother; vast masses of Romeike; they are going to war now; and what will that lead to? and what has driven, them to it but the persistent misconduct of these two officials?

    Vailima Letters

  • For unless the sense of beauty and symmetry had been aroused in him, he would of necessity find far more difficulty in retaining the, so to speak, statistical Blue-book of the groundwork and rules of any science.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • Government charged "Blue-book rates" for ordinary cargo does not convince everybody.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, December 5, 1917

  • Since my return to England a reference to the correspondence disclosed in the official despatches or Fashoda Blue-book proves the correctness of the information that reached me even at that early stage.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 or the Re-Conquest of the Soudan

  • Shaha takes up his residence again in his motherland, Bengal, should this Blue-book be casting up to him his humble origin?

    New Ideas in India During the Nineteenth Century A Study of Social, Political, and Religious Developments

  • College in Calcutta; they are now within the privileged circle, but their claim might not yet have been made good had a Government Blue-book of these earlier days been allowed to brand them as debarred from the

    New Ideas in India During the Nineteenth Century A Study of Social, Political, and Religious Developments

  • That Blue-book throws floods of light on the conditions which have led to the proposal of Wages Boards, on the way in which these Boards would be likely to work, and on the results of the operation of such Boards in the Colony of Victoria, where they have existed for more than ten years, and now apply to more than forty industries.

    Constructive Imperialism

  • But I would strongly recommend any one interested in the subject to study a recently-published Blue-book, one of the most interesting I have ever read, which contains the evidence given before the House of

    Constructive Imperialism

  • If we attend to the confused cries of the newspaper critics and the susurrus of popular repetition that follows, we shall hear the names of poets in great numbers; if we seek not Blue-book knowledge but the enjoyment of poetry, and ask for a poem, we shall seldom find it.

    Tradition and the Individual Talent

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