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incumbent
Used in
Mansfield Park
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  • Tom listened with some shame and some sorrow; but escaping as quickly as possible, could soon with cheerful selfishness reflect, firstly, that he had not been half so much in debt as some of his friends; secondly, that his father had made a most tiresome piece of work of it; and, thirdly, that the future incumbent, whoever he might be, would, in all probability, die very soon.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: is the incumbent
as in: incumbent upon her to
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