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  • The dems and repubs are all crookes from the president down.

    Conyers' office reacts to reports of wife's guilty plea

  • That way crookes would be less likely to use them on law abiding people because they would be less sure that those people couldn't defend themselves.

    Who Said This?

  • Tymely crookes the Tree that will a good Camocke be.

    Bacon is Shake-Speare

  • The whole world will use this two 2 crookes and rubbers to test the mentality of Nigerians and know where to place them This two wicked elements are not to be seen in publick or feature in any contest in nigeria again.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • That is to be observ’d well: But what’s Learnt in Childhood is uncontroulable, as good as prescription of an hundred years, and a School-Dames authority is irrefragable, as the Proverb says, _Early crookes the Tree, that will good Cambrill be_: That to unlearn a Youthful Error, is more than to serve an Apprentiseship, or take the Degree of a Doctor or Serjeant.

    Magazine, or Animadversions on the English Spelling (1703)

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