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Reading is taught by traditional methods here.
The palace balcony is shielded by bulletproof glass.
Every bit of lace is made by hand (=not using a machine).
By using the Internet you can do your shopping from home.
They exchanged New Year's greetings by email.
The company grew by degrees until it controlled over 20% of the telecommunications market.
Little by little Philip got used to life on the farm.
His medical condition is continuing to improve day by day.
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