She would never have arrived at this eminence so early in life had not the exigencies of war and the demands of the commissary department on Tara made it impossible for Ellen to spare Mammy or Dilcey or even Rosa or Teena.
In this mongrel society thrown together by the exigencies of the political situation, there was but one thing in common.
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I was stunned by Arthur’s reversal—I chalked it up to political exigency...