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  • The advance of years rather increased than detracted from these personal advantages.

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  • Many of his speeches were monuments of erudition, but the wealth of detail, of allusion, and of quotation, often from the Greek and Latin, sometimes detracted from their effect.

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  • It was light and fruity, and in no way detracted from the spicy delights which were to follow.

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  • Negative behavior such as the perception of dishonesty and the desire to dominate other people detracted from social reputation.

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  • These were called "high empire-waist style" and came about as a reaction to the female fashion in Europe, which detracted attention from the natural waist and brought the eye higher along the torso.

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  • However, subsequent additions and corrections have detracted much from its value, especially when it became understood that the above sub-orders are by no means natural groups.

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