He only said, "What reason does Bulstrode give for superseding you?"
"You don’t seem to know that one of the worthiest men we have has been doing duty as chaplain here for years without pay, and that Mr. Tyke is proposed to supersede him."
"What I desire," Mr. Bulstrode continued, looking still more serious, "is that Mr. Farebrother’s attendance at the hospital should be superseded by the appointment of a chaplain—of Mr. Tyke, in fact—and that no other spiritual aid should be called in."
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Engineers used slide rules before they were superseded by calculators.
No method nor discipline can supersede the necessity of being forever on the alert.
Thoreau, Henry David -- Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience