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Out of the two designs, I prefer the former to the latter.
Rose and lilies are in bloom in the garden. I like these better than those.
The former is better than the latter.
Many support the former alternative, but I prefer the latter.
The solution of one may prove to be the solution of the other.
I prefer Noh to Kabuki, because the former looks more elegant to me than the latter.
I like dogs better than cats, because the former are more faithful than the latter.
I like a dog better than a cat, for the former is more faithful than the latter.
I have a son and a daughter. The one is in New York, and the other in London.
Work and play are both necessary to health; this gives us rest, and that gives us energy.
The original and the copy are easily distinguished since the one is much more vivid than the other.
Health is above wealth: this doesn't give so much pleasure as that.
Health is above wealth; the latter gives less fortune than the latter.
Health is above wealth, for the former is more important than the latter.
Health is above wealth, for this does not give us so much happiness as that.
Fish and meat are both nourishing, but the latter is more expensive than the former.
Love is above money. The latter can't give as much happiness as the former.
The pigeon and the ostrich are both birds; the one can fly and the other cannot.
Joan and Jane are sisters. The former is a pianist.
Of these two opinions, I prefer the latter to the former.

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