1 Happily, I have always laid great stress upon it, and much practice has made it second nature to me.
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2 Or for the matter of that book learning; or skilful practice on pianos; or laying on of paint.
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3 I hesitated long before I put this theory to the test of practice.
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4 He was not only a professional peacemaker, but from practice a hater of all feuds and brawls.
5 Damsel," he said, "if the pity I feel for thee arise from any practice thine evil arts have made on me, great is thy guilt.
6 A very praiseworthy practice," said Edmund, "but not quite universal.
7 And I have two or three ideas also," said Edmund, "and one of them is, that very little of your plan for Thornton Lacey will ever be put in practice.
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8 They had been instructed theoretically in their religion, but never required to bring it into daily practice.
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9 I don't mean a regular mute to attend grown-up people, my dear, but only for children's practice.
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10 As to the management of their children, his theory was much better than his wife's, and his practice not so bad.
11 It was very well to talk of, but ridiculous to put in practice.
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12 It was a practice well known on Egdon at that date, and one that is not quite extinct at the present day.
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13 And in practice again, I observe.
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14 My practice is never very absorbing.
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15 Dr. Roylott then abandoned his attempts to establish himself in practice in London and took us to live with him in the old ancestral house at Stoke Moran.
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