1 Certain convicts who were forever dreaming of escape, ended by making a veritable science of force and skill combined.
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2 Here is a veritable mortal who is not exact.
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3 One of the conversations among the young men, at which Marius was present and in which he sometimes joined, was a veritable shock to his mind.
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4 But, for those who study the tongue as it should be studied, that is to say, as geologists study the earth, slang appears like a veritable alluvial deposit.
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5 When one is a veritable man, one holds equally aloof from swagger and from affected airs.
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6 The two barricades united formed a veritable redoubt.
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7 There existed in the army of order, veritable guerilleros, some of the sword, like Fannicot, others of the pen, like Henri Fonfrede.
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8 This is one of the fatal phases, at once act and entr'acte of that drama whose pivot is a social condemnation, and whose veritable title is Progress.
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9 This fragment of the vaulting, partly submerged, but solid, was a veritable inclined plane, and, once on this plane, he was safe.
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10 This recital was for him the occasion of veritable triumph.
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11 Across the thick ice was a veritable road, a short-cut for farmers.
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12 In some instances, to the quick, observant eye, those linear marks, as in a veritable engraving, but afford the ground for far other delineations.
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13 He exaggerated every detail, making it appear a veritable Lucullean feast.
14 The thistle is the order for dignity and antiquity; the veritable 'nemo me impune lacessit' of chivalry.
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15 Also, were you to sketch him, you would be sketching a veritable Prometheus, for his glance is as that of an eagle, and he walks with measured, stately stride.
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