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  • noun Plural form of deaconship.


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  • None the less you must concede that the world has invariably progressed because, upon the whole, we find civilisation to be more comfortable than barbarism; and that a wholesome apprehension of the penitentiary enables many of us to rise to deaconships.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking


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