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Definitionextreme (in a negative sense such as misery, hopelessness, submissiveness, cruelty, or cowardice)
- Yet mine shall not be the submission of abject slavery.Chapter 17 (17% in)
- To be a great and virtuous man appeared the highest honour that can befall a sensitive being; to be base and vicious, as many on record have been, appeared the lowest degradation, a condition more abject than that of the blind mole or harmless worm.Chapter 13 (66% in)
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