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persecution
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Middlemarch
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  • I was prepared to be persecuted for not persecuting—not persecuting, you know.
  • I was prepared to be persecuted for not persecuting—not persecuting, you know.
  • I was prepared to be persecuted for not persecuting—not persecuting, you know.
  • I have another ground of action, and in the face of persecution I will not conceal it.
  • There was a strong assumption of superiority in this Puritanic toleration, hardly less trying to the blond flesh of an unenthusiastic sister than a Puritanic persecution.
  • "That is all the stronger reason for despising such an opposition," said Dorothea, looking at the affairs of Middlemarch by the light of the great persecutions.
  • You should read history—look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing.
  • When immortal Bunyan makes his picture of the persecuting passions bringing in their verdict of guilty, who pities Faithful?

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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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