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hoard
used in The Mill on the Floss

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to gather something valuable and store it; or a collection of such things
  • ...was becoming, or that belonged to that eternal fitness of things which was plainly indicated in the practice of the most substantial parishioners, and in the family traditions,—such as obedience to parents, faithfulness to kindred, industry, rigid honesty, thrift, the thorough scouring of wooden and copper utensils, the hoarding of coins likely to disappear from the currency, the production of first-rate commodities for the market, and the general preference of whatever was home-made.
    4.1 — Book 4 Chapter 1 — A Variation of Protestantism Unknown to Bossuet (65% in)

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