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Police officer: Say chief. This fellow Comante.... Public's interested in him. He's a colorful character.
Chief Detective: Co
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There was something so free and self-contained about him, something in the young fellow's movements, that made that officer aware ...
Aged ears play truant at his tales,
And younger hearings are quite ravished,
So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
Faith, I have been a truant in the law,
And never yet could frame my will to it,
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When Prince William [later King William IV] was at Cork in 1787, an old officer ... dined with him, and happened to say he had bee ...
Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise. Without having any chief or officer or ruler, it prepares its food i ...
It is now time to stop and to ask ourselves the question which my last commanding officer, Admiral Hyman Rickover, asked me and ev ...
The duties which a police officer owes to the state are of a most exacting nature. No one is compelled to choose the profession of ...
He might go far away out of the sound of the tramp of marching, away from the smell of overcrowded barracks where men slept in row ...
I suppose that Paderewski can play superbly, if not quite at his best, while his thoughts wander to the other end of the world, or ...
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