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  • Suspected and Denounced enemy of the Republic, Aristocrat, one of a family of tyrants, one of a race proscribed, for that they had used their abolished privileges to the infamous oppression of the people.
  • "But it is very strange—now, at least, is it not very strange"—said Defarge, rather pleading with his wife to induce her to admit it, "that, after all our sympathy for Monsieur her father, and herself, her husband’s name should be proscribed under your hand at this moment, by the side of that infernal dog’s who has just left us?"

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  • Forwrittenproscribed.
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • Soon he was proscribing parts of salutations and signatures and leaving the text untouched.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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