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Wuthering Heights
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  • This was worse than before: the youth grew crimson, and clenched his fist, with every appearance of a meditated assault.
  • I felt my heels and coat-laps peculiar subjects of assault; and parrying off the larger combatants as effectually as I could with the poker, I was constrained to demand, aloud, assistance from some of the household in re-establishing peace.

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  • I was assaulted by a man in a mask.
  • It is an assault on free speech.

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