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                          X-RAYS ON EX-PROBATIONERS

RATS leave sinking ships; but you cannot be sure that a ship will sink because
you see a rat running away from it.  The captain may have given orders about
it.

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   Persecution is like Keating's Powder.  It does not injure the most delicate
skin, but it removes all vermin.

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   "Mine own familiar friend in whom I trusted lifted up his heel against me"
--- and then I saw it was the hoof of an ass.
                                                    PERDURABO.

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