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  • In any country in a wholesome state, Volumnia would be a clear case for the pension list.
  • Ada told me afterwards that Mrs. Pardiggle talked in the same loud tone (that, indeed, I overheard) all the way to the brickmaker’s about an exciting contest which she had for two or three years waged against another lady relative to the bringing in of their rival candidates for a pension somewhere.
  • Not a cousin of the batch but is really indignant, and connects it with the feebleness of William Buffy when in office, and really does feel deprived of a stake in the country—or the pension list—or something—by fraud and wrong.

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  • Between Social Security and a good company pension, my grandparents are reasonably comfortable.
  • Pension, I think.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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