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predecessor
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Now it was that the lucubrations of my ancient predecessor, Mr. Surveyor Pue, came into play.
  • Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
  • But I charge you, in this matter of old Mistress Prynne, give to your predecessor’s memory the credit which will be rightfully due" And I said to the ghost of Mr. Surveyor Pue—"I will".

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  • It is my hope that over the years our organization has in some part paid the price for the unspeakable act committed against humanity by our predecessors in government.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I couldn’t help but compare Maxon to his predecessor.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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