1 Kennicott had inherited it from a medical predecessor, and changed it only by adding a white enameled operating-table, a sterilizer, a Roentgen-ray apparatus, and a small portable typewriter.
2 Therefore these trucks went for the most part on the run; and the predecessor of Jonas had been jammed against the wall by one and crushed in a horrible and nameless manner.
3 I couldn't let it rest, though; but when an opportunity offered at last to meet my predecessor, the grass growing through his ribs was tall enough to hide his bones.
4 An athletic black belonging to some coast tribe, and educated by my poor predecessor, was the helmsman.
5 The next day was as fine as its predecessor: it was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighbourhood.
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6 I thought about my predecessor, who had died of drink and smoke; and I could have wished he had been so good as to live, and not bother me with his decease.
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7 Thus as my predecessor weakened his practice declined, until when I purchased it from him it had sunk from twelve hundred to little more than three hundred a year.
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8 Yet his plump, healthy-looking cheeks were so robustly constituted, and contained such an abundance of recreative vigour, that a new whisker soon sprouted in place of the old one, and even surpassed its predecessor.
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9 This measure received, at the hands of Congress, far more thorough discussion and attention than its predecessor.
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10 and his predecessors; and he saw that the complement was not half empty.
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11 And truly is he so spoken of," said the Grand Master; "in our valour only we are not degenerated from our predecessors, the heroes of the Cross.
12 Matters were also so arranged that though his income more than doubled that of his predecessors, he had never lost the affection of his fellow townsmen.
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