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They were made of gold, of silver, of brass and of marble, according to their im-portance and merits.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Such articles, he says, give a disproportionate im portance to the negative side of his views.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
Rymer, in his criticism on this play, has changed it to portents, instead of portance.
I believe portance was the author's word in some revised copy.