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abbot
used in The Mill on the Floss

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a person in charge of a group of monks
  • While Mrs. Pullet could do nothing but shake her head and cry, and wish that cousin Abbot had died, or any number of funerals had happened rather than this, which had never happened before, so that there was no knowing how to act, and Mrs. Pullet could never enter St. Ogg's again, because "acquaintances" knew of it all, Mrs. Glegg only hoped that Mrs. Wooll, or any one else, would come to her with their false tales about her own niece, and she would know what to say to that ill-advised...
    7.3 -- Book 7 Chapter 3 -- Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable…. (16% in)

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