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function
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

7 uses
  • A sensitive, delicately balanced machine that requires his strict mental guidance for its proper function.
    p. 453.4
  • And although currently its proper function depends upon my being present and connected —
    p. 318.3
  • Your function is that of a filter: my thoughts, once they pass through your minds, are more easily processed.
    p. 319.6
  • To function properly, my Whisperer has always needed children, and children are averse to pain — I've found that out through experience.
    p. 325.5
  • The Whisperer, Martina, is a sensitive, delicately balanced machine that requires my strict guidance for its proper function.
    p. 380.1
  • And it requires his strict mental guidance for its proper function.
    p. 387.3
  • Already Mr. Benedict was hard at work modifying his twin's invention with the aim of reversing its brainsweeping function — instead of covering up old memories, it would coax them into the open again — and when pressed, Mr. Benedict admitted he thought it rather likely he would succeed.
    p. 474.9

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