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  • Our failure to reduce costs through produc - unable to maintain premium pricing over private label tivity gains or by eliminating redundant costs resulting from products. acquisitions could adversely affect our profitability and also weaken our competitive position.

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  • His Puritan counterpart in America, Cotton Mather of Boston, whose outrage would carry over to the Salem witch trials, chimed in: "Christ's Na-tivity is spent in Reveling, Dicing, Carding, Masking and in all Licentious Liberty."

    "The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol' Rescued his Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits"

  • The African National Congress is appalled at the gross insensi - tivity of President De Klerk to award the Order of

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  • A new law have been introduced that will make it much more dangerous to hack computersystems, but since almost every other european country already have this law, I think it will make no difference in ac - tivity from our great friends.

    The 3rd Protocol by The Swedish Hackers Association

  • Flint could see the town beginning to bustle with the ac - tivity of a new day, and without really deciding to do so, he found himself walking on the road that snaked down to the center of the village.

    Flint the King

  • Music was, most fundamentally, a participant ac - tivity; people without other esthetic appreciation neverthe - less liked to tap toes, nod heads, sway to the evocative melody and beat.

    Blue Adept

  • Is it Mexico's usual priggish insensi-tivity, or does he know what he's saying?

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Among their causes they listed eco - nomic factors, especially those relating to trade and finance, and they examined nationalism, with its con - cepts of honor, vital interests, sovereignty, and sensi - tivity which led to alliances and other treaties involv - ing mutual self-interest.

    INTERNATIONAL PEACE

  • In the early twen - ties questions concerning the limitations of the sensi - tivity of measuring instruments came to the forefront of physical interest when, with no direct connection with quantum effects, the disturbing effects of the

    INDETERMINACY IN PHYSICS

  • In general, the idea of progress itself, soon entrenched in the Western liberal outlook, carried the implication of greater instrumentalities and greater human sensi - tivity productive of more general happiness.

    HAPPINESS AND PLEASURE

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