1 The reader knows, that by "washing the sewer" we mean: the restitution of the filth to the earth; the return to the soil of dung and of manure to the fields.
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2 I complete the restitution by announcing my true name.
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3 He believed at that moment that he had a grave duty to perform: the restitution of the six hundred thousand francs to some one whom he sought with all possible discretion.
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4 Coquenard recognized her present, and could not at first comprehend this restitution; but the visit of Porthos soon enlightened her.
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5 For example: You brought a divorce case, or a restitution case, into the Consistory.
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6 I hastened to put myself between them, and to assure her that we would all take care that he should make the utmost restitution of everything he had wrongly got.
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7 I am endeavoring," he thought, "to make this man happy; I look upon this restitution as a weight thrown into the scale to balance the evil I have wrought.
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8 She had, indeed, a quick vision of returning the packet to Bertha Dorset, and of the opportunities the restitution offered; but this thought lit up abysses from which she shrank back ashamed.
9 Make restitution to an innocent and unoffending child, for such he is, although the offspring of a guilty and most miserable love.