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congregation -- as in: the congregation voted
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • I have of late,—but wherefore I know not,—lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercises; and indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire,—why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.

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  • It's a casual congregation where many people wander into services late.
  • The congregation voted to approve appointment of the new minister.

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