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servitude
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Society is too well protected by prisons, banishment, criminal investigators, penal servitude.
  • And in the end the criminal was, in consideration of extenuating circumstances, condemned to penal servitude in the second class for a term of eight years only.
  • What’s the object of these senseless sufferings? shall I know any better what they are for, when I am crushed by hardships and idiocy, and weak as an old man after twenty years’ penal servitude?

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  • living in political servitude to their powerful neighbor
  • an almost medieval system of servitude that each year turns thousands of young women from underdeveloped Asian countries into virtual slaves for prosperous Arab families
    Time, 1995  --  http://www.time.com/time/international/1995/951023/justice.html(retrieved 02/18/10)

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