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oppress
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As You Like It
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oppress
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As You Like It
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  • I pr'ythee, shepherd, if that love or gold Can in this desert place buy entertainment, Bring us where we may rest ourselves and feed: Here's a young maid with travel much oppress'd, And faints for succour.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is an old poor man Who after me hath many a weary step Limp'd in pure love: till he be first suffic'd, Oppress'd with two weak evils, age and hunger, I will not touch a bit.  (not reviewed by editor)

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