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castigate
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Ulysses
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  • The gravest problems of obstetrics and forensic medicine were examined with as much animation as the most popular beliefs on the state of pregnancy such as the forbidding to a gravid woman to step over a countrystile lest, by her movement, the navelcord should strangle her creature and the injunction upon her in the event of a yearning, ardently and ineffectually entertained, to place her hand against that part of her person which long usage has consecrated as the seat of castigation.

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  • She praises and castigates without hesitation.
  • The Puritans objected to ornaments and ritual in the churches as idolatrous... which they castigated as "popish pomp and rags."
    Protestant Reformation - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protestant_Reformation(retrieved 05/20/06)

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