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Essence; the material or essential part of a thing, as distinguished from “form.” See State v. Iiurgdoerfer, 107 Mo. 1, 17 S. W. 040, 14 L, It. A. 846: Hugo v. Miller, 50 Minn. 105. 52 N. W. 3S1 ; Pierson v. Insurance Co., 7 Iloust. (Del.) 307, 31 Atl. 900.


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