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Mr. Tennant reminded some of his critics, not superfluously, that the object of this Act was to get men to serve.
"That's a very insulting sort of man," remarked Captain Giles—superfluously, I thought.The Shadow-Line|Joseph Conrad
"It's a dreadful storm," said Miss Matthews, superfluously, as Bettina went to get boiling water.Glory of Youth|Temple Bailey
Why then is the clause so anxiously, and, as we may think, so superfluously repeated?
The town is small and not superfluously clean, but, of course, the respectable houses are not a part of the town.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon