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  • n. Plural form of servitor.


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  • I have perseveringly frisked in the high places of iniquity, I have junketed with all evil gods, and the utmost they could pretend to offer any of their servitors was a spasm.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • For instance, when I first went there, the small boys, three at a time, waited on the sixth form at their dinner, being called servitors, handing plates, pouring out beer, or holding back the long sleeves of the big boys 'gowns, as they carved for themselves at the end of the table.

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  • Minor characters were sustained by the "servitors," who were paid, as our actors are at the present time, by weekly wages, and had no other interest in the success of the theatre with which they were associated, beyond desire that its exchequer might always be equal to their claims upon it.

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  • Literature, by substituting a different standard of rank, tends to republican equality; and, as one instance of this, properly belonging to the chapter of _servants_, which originally led to this discussion, it ought to be known that the class of "servitors," once a large body in Oxford, have gradually become practically extinct under the growing liberality of the age.

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  • Crazed wizards worshiping ancient things that existed millennia ago; hideous secrets scrawled in forbidden tomes of flesh; contacting evil servitors who will do the sorcerer's bidding ...

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  • He would build a patriarchal grass house like Tati's, and have it and the valley and the schooner filled with dark-skinned servitors.

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  • The left, and their not-so-well-camouflaged servitors, with anarcholibertarian impulses mention myths of the past, in order to break down the loyalty to fellow citizens which is the necessary first community of values, which allows for the continuity of advancing civilization.

    New World Apocalypse, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • You don't have to plow through dozens of pages where Schmeglork the Mysterious explains to the bemused pig-tender hero that the world has been darkened by Sauron-clone and his Not-quite-Nazgûl servitors, and that the entire history of the world hinges on the hero's ability to insert Magical Tab A into Sorcerous Slot B. (Silence, Freudians!)

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  • And I finished sipping my tea of delicious and most expensive aroma, and our slant-eyed, dark-skinned servitors carried the pretty gear away, and I read, continuing De Casseres:


  • I knew the rightness of the books, the relation of high thinking to high-conduct, the transmutation of midnight thought into action in the high place on the poop of a coal-carrier in the year nineteen-thirteen, my woman beside me, my ancestors behind me, my slant-eyed servitors under me, the beasts beneath me and beneath the heel of me.



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