1 She was in the middle thirties, and faintly stout, but she carried her surplus flesh sensuously as some women can.
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2 Having filled his pipe, he put the surplus tobacco back again, as if his pocket were a drawer.
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3 All the profits of labor, on which they might improve their position, and gain leisure for themselves, and after that education, all the surplus values are taken from them by the capitalists.
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4 Divide it in halves, give half as the share of labor, the surplus left you will be greater, and the share of labor will be greater too.
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5 They carried on their farm operations with mules and they had no surplus of these, seldom more than four.
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6 Mrs. Gryce had a kind of impersonal benevolence: cases of individual need she regarded with suspicion, but she subscribed to Institutions when their annual reports showed an impressive surplus.
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7 After the war this system was attractive to the freedmen on account of its larger freedom and its possibility for making a surplus.
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8 Without any unusual occurrence I reached Hampton, with a surplus of exactly fifty cents with which to begin my education.
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