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  • No chance-child was he, for he could trace his genealogy all the way back to his parents, who lived hard by; his mother being a washerwoman, and his father a drunken soldier, discharged with a wooden leg, and a diurnal pension of twopence-halfpenny and an unstateable fraction.

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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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