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They want to use you as a makeweight in their game of wresting from the Russian workers their dearly-won liberty.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
I carefully noted all flaws, however slight, in each pipkin of his warehouse and set all such damaged goods aside as a makeweight.The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc
It opened without the intended makeweight, and the court of France was less inclined to make concessions for a peace.The Reign of Mary Tudor|W. Llewelyn Williams.
And then, as a makeweight in the bargain, the venal sacristan placed in my hands the head of Charlemagne.
Hitherto the supernatural has always been the makeweight of human ignorance; is it, in truth, this and nothing else?My Path to Atheism|Annie Besant