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cans

Slang for headphones or capacitors. See headphones and capacitor.
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This makes it a cause for congratulation that by modern methods a very few men can do the painfully necessary work of head-cracking for the whole of the cultured world.
All products that can in the nature of things be manufactured elsewhere than where they are consumed will be imported in payment of deer-forest rents from foreign sportsmen, or of dividends due to shareholders resident in England, but holding shares in companies abroad, and these imports will not be paid for by ex ports, because rent and interest are not paid for at all--a fact which the Free Traders do not yet see, or at any rate do not mention, although it is the key to the whole mystery of their opponents.
I think I taste that whey now--with a flavour so delicate that one can hardly distinguish it from an odour, and with that soft gliding warmth that fills one's imagination with a still, happy dreaminess.
There is, in fact, but a bare chance that we can come through to the outer garden alive even now.
I can not describe the hideous afternoon's ride from the Dead Sea to Mars Saba.
Tanner reenforced in my mind the truth which I am constantly trying to impress upon our students at Tuskegee--and on our people throughout the country, as far as I can reach them with my voice--that any man, regardless of colour, will be recognized and rewarded just in proportion as he learns to do something well--learns to do it better than some one else--however humble the thing may be.
If you change your mind you can always tell them so.
I can talk French and German, and do arithmetic, and play the organ.
But now I am no longer a fool, and besides, I am avenged and Schwerke is avenged, so you can kill me if you wish.
Fleetwood has got directions to let him pass--Fleetwood is waiting to see what he can do.
The other two nodded a descent from similar fathers, and elevated their tin cans of alcohol.
Yet do this even till you can do better, and you may perhaps find some "Symmes' Hole" by which to get at the inside at last.