1 The trouble with most of us Southerners," continued Rhett Butler, "is that we either don't travel enough or we don't profit enough by our travels.
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2 Half the money is honestly mine," he continued, "honestly made with the aid of honest Union patriots who were willing to sell out the Union behind its back--for one-hundred-per-cent profit on their goods.
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3 Completely surrounding the state capitol was a host of promoters, speculators, seekers after contracts and others hoping to profit from the orgy of spending, and many were growing shamelessly rich.
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4 No one, however, appeared to profit by the opportunity; and after a half hour of fruitless waiting she rose and wandered on.
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5 Aniele had given the entire profit of her chickens for several months.
6 Also election day came round again, and Jurgis made half a week's wages out of that, all net profit.
7 They were followed at a little distance by the scout, with a view to profit early by their report, and to obtain some faint knowledge for himself of the more immediate localities.
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8 He was alone, if the solitary sentinel who paced the mound be excepted; for the artillerists had hastened also to profit by the temporary suspension of their arduous duties.
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9 "Why, when you have a job in hand that may bring a clean profit of somewhere about a thousand or sixteen hundred, why, Tom, you're onreasonable," said Haley.
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10 It was used for milling corn, and brought in a handsome money profit.
11 And thus fortified, as I supposed, on every side, I began to profit by the strange immunities of my position.
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12 It leaveth no profit for the usages of the moneys; and, besides, the good horse may have suffered wrong in this day's encounter.
13 Everything is to be sold and paid for now; and all the things you mention now, Wragby and Shipley sells them to the people, at a good profit.
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14 I mean to make my profit of Mrs Wallis, however.
15 Being himself childless, it was his openly expressed desire that the whole countryside should, within his own lifetime, profit by his good fortune, and many will have personal reasons for bewailing his untimely end.
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