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 Conscience Clause (A).Conscious Water. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Conscience Money.
 
Money paid anonymously to Government by persons who have defrauded the revenue. Their conscience being uneasy, they send the deficit to the Treasury, and the sum is advertised in the Gazette.   1
 


 Conscience Clause (A).Conscious Water. 

 
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