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  • Ah, that muz 'bring some splandid news, that lett'r of Irbee, what you riscieve to-day and think I don't know it.

    Kincaid's Battery George Washington Cable 1884

  • Mandeville devise 'himself a splandid joke on that, to the effect that soon enough there would be months of tedieuse marches -- ha, ha, ha!

    Kincaid's Battery George Washington Cable 1884


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  • from span and splendid: when things measure up properly or correctly

    February 28, 2007