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- A short way of saying "Thank you, but I'm not interested."
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` ` Yes, '' growled the lime-burner, with an oath, ` ` but he has let the fire go down, and no thanks to him if five hundred bushels of lime are not spoiled.
/-/You/, like the rest, it would seem, write only on the Letter-for-letter principle; and, bless your sweet face, no thanks to you then!
I know more about business than he does; I am a better manager than he is; I can read better than he can; I can write a better hand, -- and I've learned it all myself, and no thanks to him, -- I've learned it in spite of him; and now what right has he to make a dray-horse of me?
Fortunately for my ego, Ho Chi Minh had the foresight to slide the southernmost of those three buildings right under my two 3,000-pound bombs and I clobbered it, preserving my accuracy record — no thanks to the weatherman.
For if Germany was crushed, it was owingnot least to this institution; no thanks are owing to the Reichstag thatthe catastrophe did not occur earlier; this must be attributed to the resistanceto the activity of this gravedigger of the German nation and the GermanReich, which persisted in the years of peace.