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persecution
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Brave New World
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  • Even the thought of persecution left him undismayed, was rather tonic than depressing.
  • Often in the past he had wondered what it would be like to be subjected (soma-less and with nothing but his own inward resources to rely on) to some great trial, some pain, some persecution; he had even longed for affliction.
  • He knew that what he was saying was absurd in its injustice; he admitted inwardly, and at last even aloud, the truth of all that the Savage now said about the worthlessness of friends who could be turned upon so slight a provocation into persecuting enemies.

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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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