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Fair

In numismatics, describing a well-worn coin on which the date may be visible only with some difficulty. These coins generally are less valuable for collectors.
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You shall raise up for me a palace fairer than this, and if you can work that miracle I will grant your prayer or lose my kingly crown.
Then he told them that he came from the Frost-King, who begged the Queen and all her subjects to come and see the palace little Violet had built; for the veil of mist would soon be withdrawn, and as she could not make a fairer home than the ice-castle, the King wished her kindred near to comfort and to bear her home.
The old King looked at the little Fairy, and saw how lovingly the bright shadows gathered round her, as if to shield her from every harm; the timid birds nestled in her bosom, and the flowers grew fairer as she looked upon them; while her gentle friends, with tears in their bright eyes, folded their hands beseechingly, and smiled on her.
Spring had come, clad in no classical garb, yet fairer than all springs; fairer even than she who walks through the myrtles of Tuscany with the graces before her and the zephyr behind.
One was a little fairer than the other, but otherwise they were exact duplicates.
I had not then seen a coracle, such as the ancient Britons made, but I have seen one since, and I can give you no fairer idea of Ben Gunn's boat than by saying it was like the first and the worst coracle ever made by man.
A fairer Tax on Land will support greater opportunities for all.
It is time for land tax to become a fairer and influential tax within our tax system and generate new social and diverse housing types and new ownerships.
THE BBC has taken big steps to becoming a "fairer organisation" since the salaries of its highest earning stars were first revealed two years ago, its director-general has said.
"I think it is interesting, we need to have a fairer system of how we can ensure that wealth is more fairly distributed.
Business Minister Jamie Hepburn said: "This is an important milestone in our work to make sure that a fairer Scotland means fairer outcomes for consumers.