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Our seamen have always been famous for a matchless alacrity and intrepidity in time of danger; this has saved many a British ship, when other seamen would have run below deck, and left the ship to the mercy of the waves, or, perhaps, of a more cruel enemy, a pirate.

Government never furthered any enterprise but the alacrity with which it got out of the way.
(Henry David Thoreau)

It served presidents, princes, and paupers with equal alacrity.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

In popular music, styles and fads flit by with hummingbird alacrity.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

At major museum galas, certain things are a given: billionaire art collectors socializing with local politicians, society women showing off couture gowns, air-kissing celebrities hopping tables with grace and alacrity.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

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