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Definitionto rape, overwhelm or plunder
- Your hours will pass in dread and misery, and soon the bolt will fall which must ravish from you your happiness forever.Chapter 20 (32% in)
- Felix seemed ravished with delight when he saw her, every trait of sorrow vanished from his face, and it instantly expressed a degree of ecstatic joy, of which I could hardly have believed it capable; his eyes sparkled, as his cheek flushed with pleasure; and at that moment I thought him as beautiful as the stranger.Chapter 13 (14% in)
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