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  • In so doing he sacrificed advan - tages of nose and tooth, but gained that of human speech, which was more versatile than growl-talk.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • Thus Purple stood a reasonable chance of gaining an advan - tage merely by keeping his mouth shut.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • If peo ple start using mod i fied genes to pro cre ate, then peo ple will begin to be coerced into using mod i fied gametes by mar ket pres sures and moral nudges and the prin ci ple of pro cre­ative benev o lence, which causes peo ple to choose any advan tage or ben e fit they can afford for theirchild...

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • Now let me know, gentlemen (I will talk to the young lady singly, perhaps) what your expect-ations were upon your uncle; what will do for each of you, to enable you to enter the world with advan-tage in the way you have been brought up; and as I told your worthy friend, Mr. Sylvester, I will be ready to do you all reasonable service.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • But give me the beauty that grows upon us every time we see it; that leaves room for something to be found out to its advan-tage, as we are more and more acquainted with it.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Cheerfulness, and a contented mind, make a difference to advan-tage of half a dozen years at any time.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Lucy says, she never saw me more to my advan-tage. 1 looked upon him, as he bid me, smiling through my tears.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • O take care, take care, Miss Byron, that you express yourself so cautiously, as to give no advan-tage to a poor dog, who would be glad to take a journey to the farthest part of the globe to oblige you.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Need I say that you can take this fact as a curse—or you can make of it a great advan tage?

    A Life in Letters

  • Need I say that you can take this fact as a curse—or you can make of it a great advan tage?

    A Life in Letters

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