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bane
used in David Copperfield

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Definition something that causes misery
  • They were presided over nominally by my mother, but really by Mr. Murdstone and his sister, who were always present, and found them a favourable occasion for giving my mother lessons in that miscalled firmness, which was the bane of both our lives.
    Chapters 4-6 (21% in)

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