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  • Justine also was a girl of merit and possessed qualities which promised to render her life happy; now all was to be obliterated in an ignominious grave, and I the cause!
  • Could the demon who had (I did not for a minute doubt) murdered my brother also in his hellish sport have betrayed the innocent to death and ignominy?
  • Dear lady, I had none to support me; all looked on me as a wretch doomed to ignominy and perdition.
  • I soon shall see you again in heaven, where we shall all be happy; and that consoles me, going as I am to suffer ignominy and death.
  • Little did I then expect the calamity that was in a few moments to overwhelm me and extinguish in horror and despair all fear of ignominy or death.

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  • an ignominious retreat
  • ...on the very day when Hester Prynne first wore her ignominious badge,
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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