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persecution
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’I’m not going to endure the persecutions of your hospitable ancestors again.
  • This endurance made old Earnshaw furious, when he discovered his son persecuting the poor fatherless child, as he called him.
  • But Heathcliff affirms his principal reason for resuming a connection with his ancient persecutor is a wish to instal himself in quarters at walking distance from the Grange, and an attachment to the house where we lived together; and likewise a hope that I shall have more opportunities of seeing him there than I could have if he settled in Gimmerton.

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  • Everyone knows about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
  • In that country non-Muslims are persecuted by law.

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