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The Merchant of Venice
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  • And, I beseech you, Wrest once the law to your authority; To do a great right do a little wrong, And curb this cruel devil of his will.

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  • Her arms still ached from wresting the heavy ears from the stalks, row after row, hour after hour.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • One of the little girls managed to wrest the banana roadster away from Peter Sinkowitz.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl

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