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function
used in Babbitt

3 uses
  • Gosh, you with court balls and functions and everything—
    Chapter 19 (76% in)
  • Babbitt spoke well—and often—at these orgies of commercial righteousness about the "realtor's function as a seer of the future development of the community, and as a prophetic engineer clearing the pathway for inevitable changes"—which meant that a real-estate broker could make money by guessing which way the town would grow.
    Chapter 4 (38% in)
  • On the popular lecture platform as well as in the pulpit Dr. Drew is a renowned word-painter, and during the course of the year he receives literally scores of invitations to speak at varied functions both here and elsewhere.
    Chapter 17 (89% in)

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