Now, neighbour confines, purge you of your scum: Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance, Revel the night, rob, murder, and commit The oldest sins the newest kind of ways?
But, my most noble Lord of Westmoreland, I take not on me here as a physician, Nor do I as an enemy to peace Troop in the throngs of military men; But rather show awhile like fearful war, To diet rank minds sick of happiness, And purge the obstructions which begin to stop Our very veins of life.
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The extremists in the party want to purge the leadership of moderates.
Unlike most of his colleagues, he survived the purge of intellectuals during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.