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exile
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Well might Catherine deem that heaven would be a land of exile to her, unless with her mortal body she cast away her moral character also.
  • ’It is strange,’ I began, in the interval of swallowing one cup of tea and receiving another — ’it is strange how custom can mould our tastes and ideas: many could not imagine the existence of happiness in a life of such complete exile from the world as you spend, Mr. Heathcliff; yet, I’ll venture to say, that, surrounded by your family, and with your amiable lady as the presiding genius over your home and heart — ’
  • But, supposing at twelve years old I had been wrenched from the Heights, and every early association, and my all in all, as Heathcliff was at that time, and been converted at a stroke into Mrs. Linton, the lady of Thrushcross Grange, and the wife of a stranger: an exile, and outcast, thenceforth, from what had been my world.

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  • She fled Tibet and is living in exile in India.
  • Napolean was forced into exile on the island of Elba.

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