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wretched
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here, Shalt with him hence.
  • Accurs’d, unhappy, wretched, hateful day!
  • …hath been To have her match’d, and having now provided A gentleman of noble parentage, Of fair demesnes, youthful, and nobly train’d, Stuff’d, as they say, with honourable parts, Proportion’d as one’s heart would wish a man,— And then to have a wretched puling fool, A whining mammet, in her fortune’s tender, To answer, ’I’ll not wed,—I cannot love, I am too young,—I pray you pardon me:’— But, an you will not wed, I’ll pardon you: Graze where you will, you shall not house with me: Look…

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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