There were times when his nerve so forsook him that he began shouting for mercy even before the beating began, when the mere sight of a fist drawn back for a blow was enough to make him pour forth a confession of real and imaginary crimes.
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The country must reject and forsake terrorism.
With only twelve, the boldest and the best, I seek the adventure, and forsake the rest.