"You said rights," said Sergey Ivanovitch, waiting till Pestsov had finished, "meaning the right of sitting on juries, of voting, of presiding at official meetings, the right of entering the civil service, of sitting in parliament…."
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She will preside over the meeting.
At a sign from the presiding judge, one of the court officers led her away,