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insurrection
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Middlemarch
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  • For the heroic times of copious bleeding and blistering had not yet departed, still less the times of thorough-going theory, when disease in general was called by some bad name, and treated accordingly without shilly-shally—as if, for example, it were to be called insurrection, which must not be fired on with blank-cartridge, but have its blood drawn at once.

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  • The insurrection spread throughout the country.
  • The civil rights activists were charged with inciting insurrection—a capital offense in Georgia.

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