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  • " ’tis almost a pity," Mrs. Rouncewell adds—only "almost" because it borders on impiety to suppose that anything could be better than it is, in such an express dispensation as the Dedlock affairs—"that my Lady has no family.

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as in: received dispensation to Define
an exemption from some rule or obligation
as in: dispensation of justice Define
distribution of something; or administration of a service
as in: gave me my dispensation of meds Define
something given - typically given by an official
as in: dispensation of that era Define
a system of order or more rarely: a period of history some Christians distinguish as having had a different divine approach to mankind or archaically: any act of God
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