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when Curley, with a flourish, ordered long-handled mops for all the scrubwomen at City Hall and announced that the only time a woman would go down on her knees in his administration would be when “she was praying to Almighty God.”
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Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England

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“Where the French built their own boats and bridges, the Austrians complained that none were to be found.”
Jack Gill, 1809 Thunder On The Danube: Napoleon’s Defeat of the Habsburgs, Vol. III: The Final Clashes of Wagram and Znaim

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