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precedence
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Heart of Darkness
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  • When annoyed at meal-times by the constant quarrels of the white men about precedence, he ordered an immense round table to be made, for which a special house had to be built.

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  • Rationality is the recognition of the fact that nothing can alter the truth and nothing can take precedence over that act of perceiving it.
    Ayn Rand
  • However, a sick mother took precedence even over my scientific needs — though I am still at a loss to understand how Mike knew his mother was ill.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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