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The Grapes of Wrath
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repress
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • The land fell into fewer hands, the number of the dispossessed increased, and every effort of the great owners was directed at repression.
  • And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.
  • And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.

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  • She could barely repress a smile as she scolded her son for fidgeting.
  • Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
    Harry S Truman

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