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The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
The band turned back around, raising a lively tune to signal life would go on.
There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.
I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.
He was born in a barn to penniless parents who were part of a people under occupation.
He went blindly down the street, turned at the corner and sought a quiet place, a livery barn.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Then, kindly and gently, the boy took Squinty over to the place where the corn crib was built on to the barn.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
“Vait a minit, sir,” said Mr. Weller, raising his hand in a deprecatory manner.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
If he had cut her, he would have shown less contempt than in that stiff raising of the hat.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
The submarine E.14 sailed into harbour after a series of hair-raising adventures in the Sea of Marmora.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton