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Sir Titus Salt
Music: Felix Mendelssohn
His alpaca-wool mills near Bradford proved the social benefits of private enterprise in the right hands.

ON a trip to Liverpool, shortly after taking over his father’s wool business in 1833, Titus Salt stumbled across some bales of alpaca-wool, then little-known in England. His father forbade him to buy them, but he did, and by 1850 his business had outgrown its Bradford premises.

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Adapted from textbooks used in Grammar Schools and Secondary Moderns from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Distinguish using sentences: Buy. Bye.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Escape. Move. Hope.

Use together in one sentence: Shortly. Satisfaction. Me.

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