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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment — usually in the form of wages or fees
  • Customers came in, as the forenoon advanced, but rather slowly; in some cases, too, it must be owned, with little satisfaction either to themselves or Miss Hepzibah; nor, on the whole, with an aggregate of very rich emolument to the till.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (78% in)
  • They possess vast ability in grasping, and arranging, and appropriating to themselves, the big, heavy, solid unrealities, such as gold, landed estate, offices of trust and emolument, and public honors.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (40% in)

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