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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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standing above others in attainment or reputation
  • I have heard it asserted that he is lineally descended from the eminent physician who assisted at the birth of Mr. T. Shandy and that in early years he added an 'e' to his name, for the sake of euphony, as other great men have done before him."
    p. 558.7

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