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dispensation
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "What do you shake and toss your head now for, you silly?" he continued; for though her hair was now under a new dispensation, and was brushed smoothly behind her ears, she seemed still in imagination to be tossing it out of her eyes.

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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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