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  1. affectionate friends

    An official inconsistent subscription, even to letters of reproof and imprest, used by the former Board of Commissioners of the Navy to such officers as were not of noble families or bore titles; the only British board that ever made so mean a distinction, equally kind with the regrets of the clergy on burning a heretic, or those of Walton in cutting a live fish tenderly. It was probably adopted from James, Duke of York, who, when lord high-admiral, always so subscribed his official letters. It is said that this practice was discontinued in consequence of a distinguished naval captain--a knight--adding, "your affectionate friend." He was thereupon desired to "discontinue such an expression," when he replied, "I am, gentlemen, no longer your affectionate friend, J. Phillimore."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affectionate friends in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affectionate friends in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. The Hitopadesa:

    The man who listens not to the words of affectionate friends will give joy in the time of distress to his enemies.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. butch
    • B. equivalent
    • C. eminent
    • D. aculeate

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