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used in Babbitt

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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
  • It gave to Americans unable to become Geheimrate or Commendatori such unctuous honorifics as High Worthy Recording Scribe and Grand Hoogow to add to the commonplace distinctions of Colonel, Judge, and Professor.
    Chapter 16 (6% in)

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