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  • Mes priorités ont monopolisé chaque minute de mon temps, et j'ai trouvé que les mêmes promesses revenaient comme un refrain de mauvais aloi ponctuer les discours des démocrates et républicains — des promesses qui impressionnent mais qui ont en général une vie assez courte une fois le nouveau président investi dans ses fonctions.

    A Haitian Blogger on the Next American President

  • Dans la vie de tous les jours, n'acceptons-nous pas indifféremment, sans vérification d'aucune sorte, des on-dit, des renseignements anonymes et sans garantie, toutes sortes de "documents" de médiocre ou de mauvais aloi ?

    languagehat.com: ON BELIEVING WHAT WE'RE TOLD.

  • As she dialed the number, she whispered "Lake Ontario" aloi thinking about the water behind the buildings in the photogral

    Briar Rose

  • Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bonn, Elberfeld, and the entire neighborhood agree with Aix-la-Chapelle that your wife made the festivity of the Musical Festival; and although success cannot as a rule be considered as a criterion of artistic worth, yet if it be attested so truly and de bon aloi as in this case, and follow that artistic worth, it has something refreshing and strengthening in which we, in trio, can fully rejoice.

    Letters

  • Even his handling of the supernatural, which was undoubtedly a strong point of his, was not wholly _de ban aloi_.

    The English Novel

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    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

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