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I don't think he was oftly convincing in his delivery of the whole thing.
That being said, I would be oftly sad if people called me a bad ethnic word.
It seemed to refresh him, for he fell into a quieter sleep than he had had for some time, and was oftly laid on the bed.
John: If you do have that much money to throw around, it seems oftly stupid letting everyone know your awa ...
The books which now employed my time folely, were thofe, as well anciexit as modern, which treat of true philofophy, a word which is by many, thought to be the fubjed oftly of farce and ridicule.