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Ragged Right

In printing, an uneven margin on the right side of a page.
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Where is your justification for inflicting all this pain?
And the institution of the family, and the emotions that arise therein, the fierce jealousy, the tenderness for offspring, parental self-devotion, all found their justification and support in the imminent dangers of the young.
It grew upon my mind, once I could face the facts, that terrible as our posi- tion was, there was as yet no justification for absolute despair.
But none the less, I am certain that she would keep it all her life as a precious treasure, as her pride and justification, and now at such a minute she had thought of that letter and brought it with naive pride to raise herself in my eyes that I might see, that I, too, might think well of her.
It must, however, be confessed in his justification that the first use he made of his influence over Kitty was to try and find out what had become of Mme.
Well, before you leave, tell him all; his consent would be your justification in God's sight.
But when it is necessary for him to proceed against the life of someone, he must do it on proper justification and for manifest cause, but above all things he must keep his hands off the property of others, because men more quickly forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
Every lingering struggle in his favour grew fainter and fainter; and in farther justification of Mr.
Anna acknowledged that she had betrayed Antonio's secret, but pleaded her duty to her friend in justification.
The profession, either navy or army, is its own justification.
Certainly if the affair had only concerned a free distribution of sword-thrusts, the musketeer would have counted upon his companion; but in delicate dealings with a king, when the perhaps of an unlucky chance should arise in justification of Monk or of Charles of England, D'Artagnan knew Athos well enough to be sure he would give the best possible coloring to the loyalty of the survivor, and would content himself with shedding floods of tears on the tomb of the dead, supposing the dead to be his friend, and afterwards composing his epitaph in the most pompous superlatives.
The need for justification came upon him very swiftly.
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