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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • Look at Henry the Eight; this ’n ’s a Sunday-school Superintendent to HIM.
  • They don’t think nothing of pulling a shot-tower up by the roots, and belting a Sunday-school superintendent over the head with it—or any other man."

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  • Our superintendent was surprisingly good in the faculty-student basketball game.
  • He shook hands with them and then everybody sat down on chairs, and a gentleman in spectacles they found afterwards that he was the District Superintendent began quite a long speech very clever indeed.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children

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