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1610s, erroneous form of plenitude.

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  • When economy can be thus artistically blended with plentitude, my boy, money ceases to be king, and butcher-bills dwindle.

  • I collected moss and dry leaves for my bed; for nourishment there was a plentitude of nuts and wild fruits, and edible fungi.

  • Notwithstanding his plentitude of power, tending to inspire him with sufficient assurance, the suitor felt ill at ease.

    The Fatal Cord Mayne Reid
  • You are full of grace; Ave, gratia plena, and from the plentitude of your maternal heart, you love to bestow your gifts upon us.

    The Miraculous Medal Jean Marie Aladel
  • He had now recovered, and was in the plentitude of his strength, and I astonished him by striking the first blow.

    Frank Mildmay Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Twice has the great Republican party, in the plentitude of its power, allowed woman ten minutes to plead her cause before it.

  • Here, in this fortress of Hindooism, Brahmanism displays itself in all its plentitude and power.

  • And the soul of the Commuter needs room,—craves it,—but not mere acres, nor plentitude of things.

    The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp
  • Cocom also adorned him with a plentitude of bracelets and jingling ornaments.

  • He reigned thirty-eight years without interruption, and died a king, in the plentitude of his glory, at the age of 63.

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