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He had been so accustomed to think of his preceptress as Beatrice Blair that he had almost forgotten it must be a stage name.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
So I requested the Preceptress to permit Wauna to accompany me as a guide and companion; a request she readily complied with.
And this was the correct schoolmistress, the preceptress and example of all the virtues!Two Men of Sandy Bar|Bret Harte
I pledged myself to abide by any request the Preceptress might make of me.
There was enough, they knew, to warrant the preceptress in having the work of tearing away the ruins begun.Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures|Alice Emerson