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or Pers.,

1. Persia.
2. Persian.


1. person.
2. personal.
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There are strandings and strandings, but I am safe to say that 90 per cent.
Permits are now being offered to one private company in each city, in return for three per cent of the revenue.
Hitherto, I believe, it may safely be asserted, that these duties have not upon an average exceeded in any State three per cent.
A third gentleman did all business by personal application, advanced money on anything or nothing; the lightest and airiest promise was enough to content him according to his circular, and finally he never asked for more than five per cent.
One hundred and twenty-five dollars is a great deal of money," he added, aloud, "and the interest, at 7 per cent, will come to $1.75.
Of what she earned, Dulcie received six dollars per week.
And still for us, for the ninety-nine and nine-tenths per cent.
1,200 yards per second; calculations prove that to be sufficient.
But, unwilling to abandon the scheme altogether, he determined to ask his uncle Glegg to venture twenty pounds, on condition of receiving five per cent.
"From one hundred and fifty to two hundred thousand livres per annum."
-- Standing on one leg three hours, to show off new-style strapped pants at 12 1/2 cents per leg per hour.............
"Of course, sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts, same as with Carthey.