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persecution
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Crime and Punishment
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  • How, how can I persuade you not to persecute me with your kindness?
  • Through his persecuting her with his attentions, she was turned out by his wife, Marfa Petrovna.
  • Quite so, but what drove him, or rather perhaps disposed him, to suicide was the systematic persecution and severity of Mr. Svidrigailov.
  • They are worrying and persecuting you through a stupid and contemptible suspicionů.
  • "That in my own house I persecuted a defenceless girl and ’insulted her with my infamous proposals’—is that it?

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  • Everyone knows about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
  • In that country non-Muslims are persecuted by law.

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