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  • I understand that a woman’s word, a woman’s superintendence is needed.
  • When the last of the hay had been divided, Levin, intrusting the superintendence of the rest to the counting-house clerk, sat down on a haycock marked off by a stake of willow, and looked admiringly at the meadow swarming with peasants.
  • The answers were all based on official data furnished by governors and heads of churches, and founded on the reports of district magistrates and ecclesiastical superintendents, founded in their turn on the reports of parochial overseers and parish priests; and so all of these answers were unhesitating and certain.

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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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