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  • He rummaged about inside for a long time, and finally brought out a few paltry objects; I thought best to pay well for them, telling him that as he was a "big fellow-master," I was ready to pay extra for the honour of having a souvenir of him.

    Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific

  • There he showed the novel to a fellow-master, who, having kept the novel for a period, spoke thus: 'I have tried to read your novel, Walpole, but I can't.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

  • Gilbertson was a fellow-master, and one of the committee for arranging the Speech-day entertainment.

    The Giant's Robe

  • As Mr Bickers walked off towards his house, he really felt a little sorry for his fellow-master, who had let himself down by so paltry an exhibition of temper thus early in his career.

    The Master of the Shell

  • The loss of my post here under such circumstances, due to a weak desire to help a fellow-master in distress, would be quite sufficient to injure me dreadfully.

    Glyn Severn's Schooldays

  • "big fellow-master" had sacrificed enough to attain a very high caste indeed, and had every reason to hold up his head with great pride.

    Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific

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