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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to give out — especially a share of something
  • Ask yourself what Hardy thinks of 'God's allotment'—and what does he think of bad luck, of coincidence, of so-called circumstances beyond our control?
    p. 313.3
  • Pay attention to where Tess's child is buried—'in that shabby corner of God's allotment where he lets the nettles grow, and where all unbaptized infants, notorious drunkards, suicides, and others of the conjecturally damned are laid.'
    p. 313.2

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