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repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
- Bred up from boyhood in the Custom-House, it was his proper field of activity; and the many intricacies of business, so harassing to the interloper, presented themselves before him with the regularity of a perfectly comprehended system.Introductory (50% in)
- With her mind harassed by the terrible perplexity in which the shipmaster's intelligence involved her, she was also subjected to another trial.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (89% in)
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