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Quandary Resolution 1279
cashier, you-know-who, whilom, regnant
Mrs. Hornbeam, the housekeeper, dismissed Laura, the chambermaid, with all the pomp and circumstance regnant upon cashiering an high officer from the Army: in front of the entire house staff, Laura's cap was swept off her head, her mops and dusters were broken across Mrs. Hornbeam's knee, her lace collar was ripped from her dress, and her letters of reference were torn in half as her whilom friends and erstwhile inferiors looked on in horror, not to mention disbelief that someone in her position would have tried to blackmail you-know-who.
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