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compelling
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Wuthering Heights
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  • He drove him from their company to the servants, deprived him of the instructions of the curate, and insisted that he should labour out of doors instead; compelling him to do so as hard as any other lad on the farm.
  • And as he had been in the habit of accusing Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, when children, of putting the master past his patience, and compelling him to seek solace in drink by what he termed their ’offald ways,’ so at present he laid the whole burden of Hareton’s faults on the shoulders of the usurper of his property.

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  • The evidence is compelling.
  • A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
    Chaim Weizmann

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