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labyrinth
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Middlemarch
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  • The intensity of her religious disposition, the coercion it exercised over her life, was but one aspect of a nature altogether ardent, theoretic, and intellectually consequent: and with such a nature struggling in the bands of a narrow teaching, hemmed in by a social life which seemed nothing but a labyrinth of petty courses, a walled-in maze of small paths that led no whither, the outcome was sure to strike others as at once exaggeration and inconsistency.

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  • The gutted structure crouches like a wounded animal amid a labyrinth of crumbling dwellings.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "I heard Mom say that the warlocks of the Spiral Labyrinth have been looking for a way to reverse the effects of the Infernal Cup," said Isabelle.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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