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He took their abuse very coolly, settling the dispute by making the auld wives draw lots for precedence.
FLORA LYNDSAYSUSANNA MOODIE
They still stood on the brink, discussing the question of precedence.
THE FREE LANCESMAYNE REID
But these are the more palpable shapes of this desire for Precedence.
If rival shippers came together and neither was willing to yield to the other, a fight probably settled the rights of precedence.
But, scarlet fever or no scarlet fever, the pursuit of Appleweight had precedence of private grievances.
Lady Anne waiting in her stately courtesy for Lucy to take the precedence; she followed; Mrs. James went last.
Before every feast, then, think what people are coming, and settle what their order of precedence is to be.
The secretariat is under the charge of a government secretary who ranks next in precedence to the governor.
Dobbs had also flung something after them, and in point of time and precedence this ought to have been mentioned first.
Through him the families of chiefs get the right of precedence before both the other classes.
TEUTONIC MYTHOLOGY, VOL. 1 OF 3VIKTOR RYDBERG, PH.D.

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