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No originality and no great melody. The Sun (2017)The photographs will be judged on quality and originality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In all corners of the country artists are producing paintings of staggering quality and originality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It takes a great deal of originality and personal integrity to expose themselves to potential criticism. Martin, April The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)But true originality in history writing does exist. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)The term denotes a game in which a player makes a series of moves of stunning quality and originality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Texts picked on flair, originality and suitability. The Sun (2008)Editor picks texts and winner based on flair, originality and suitability. The Sun (2008)It works hard to entertain but it is so short on originality and star quality that you will soon have forgotten it existed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All entries must be previously unpublished and the original work of the entrant, and will be judged on their originality and flair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I'm hard pressed to find any originality or quality in it. The Sun (2010)The quantity of her books was matched by their quality and originality based on detailed research, which only illness and age brought to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The works in this year's festival are wide in subject and broad in treatment, and are defined by their quality and originality. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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