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oppress
used in
Romeo and Juliet
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oppress
Used in
Romeo and Juliet
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  • At thy good heart's oppression.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And, to sink in it, should you burden love; Too great oppression for a tender thing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Answer me like men: 'When griping grief the heart doth wound, And doleful dumps the mind oppress, Then music with her silver sound'— why 'silver sound'?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • famine is in thy cheeks, Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes, Contempt and beggary hangs upon thy back, The world is not thy friend, nor the world's law: The world affords no law to make thee rich; Then be not poor, but break it and take this.  (not reviewed by editor)

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