Not really, since search engines may flag the second posting as duplicate content.
I have written Hubs that lead into content written elsewhere, like book excerpts or articles on a subject that refer people to other Hubs or other websites. But the content on Hubpages is unique and not taken down.
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It wont be detected as duplicate content if it was already un-indexed and you deleted it permanently here for a couple of weeks. My score started to increase from 60's to 80's now and my earnings started to increase,