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used in The Remains of the Day

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stopping and starting — especially at irregular intervals
  • But it would not be unfair to suggest that many butlers of, say, my father's generation did not consider the matter such a key one, and this is evidenced by the fact that in those days, the butler of a household rarely supervised the polishing of silver directly, being content to leave it to, say, the under-butler's whims, carrying out inspections only intermittently.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (41% in)

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