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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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supersede
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • Keith was no longer governor, being superseded by Major Gordon.
  • He brought a commission to supersede Mr. Hamilton, who, tir’d with the disputes his proprietary instructions subjected him to, had resign’d.
  • Finding me not so forward to engage as he expected, the project was dropt, and he soon after left the government, being superseded by Captain Denny.
  • Shirley, tho’ thereby superseded, was present also.

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  • Engineers used slide rules before they were superseded by calculators.
  • No method nor discipline can supersede the necessity of being forever on the alert.
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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