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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Going into service" was the expression by which the Dodson mind represented to itself the position of teacher or governess; and Maggie’s return to that menial condition, now circumstances offered her more eligible prospects, was likely to be a sore point with all her relatives, besides Lucy.

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  • The fraternity pledges are given all the menial jobs.
  • Her work experience consists of menial jobs, but she’s performed them reliably.

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