I ought to say something of this Smerdyakov, but I am ashamed of keeping my readers’ attention so long occupied with these common menials, and I will go back to my story, hoping to say more of Smerdyakov in the course of it.
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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.