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  • Chapter Eleven . . . After the scene in the Fertilizing Room, all upper-caste London was wild to see this delicious creature who had fallen on his knees before the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning–or rather the ex-Director, for the poor man had resigned immediately afterwards and never set foot inside the Centre again–had flopped down and called him (the joke was almost too good to be true!) "my father."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yes, we're off to-morrow," said Bernard on whose face the Savage remarked a new expression of determined resignation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accepted it with resignation
as in: submitted her resignation
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