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used in Middlemarch

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in the days before printing presses and related technology:  someone employed to write copies of documents or write what someone said
  • Then in a more pathetic tone, pushing up his spectacles and looking at the unfortunate scribe, "The Lord have mercy on us, Fred, I can't put up with this!"
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (31% in)

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