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stricture
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Measure for Measure
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  • I have deliver’d to Lord Angelo,— A man of stricture and firm abstinence,— My absolute power and place here in Vienna, And he supposes me travell’d to Poland; For so I have strew’d it in the common ear, And so it is received.

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  • My father had less mad strictures about the city, though still intense ones.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • For the first time, I understood the stern Scotch strictures against idleness that had seemed like mere quaintness before—or after, as the case might be.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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