from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The outside quires of a ream.


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  • I won't register it, or put it on the case-paper, I promise, though if you are superhuman in any way

    Living Alone

  • Sparrows are the ideal Naughty Poor, the begging friars, the gypsies of the air, they claim alms as a right and as a seal of friendship; with their mouths full of your crumbs they share with you their innocent and vulgar wit, they give you in return no I.O.U., and no particulars for your case-paper.

    Living Alone


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