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respite
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Measure for Measure
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  • O, injurious law, That respites me a life whose very comfort Is still a dying horror!
  • To make you understand this in a manifested effect, I crave but four days’ respite; for the which you are to do me both a present and a dangerous courtesy.

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  • Will hands me a test, and in the time it takes to complete it I do my best to focus entirely on the questions at hand, hoping I’ll find momentary respite from my new reality.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • The respite from the battle felt too good to be true.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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