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perversion
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Middlemarch
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  • Bulstrode’s course up to that time had, he thought, been sanctioned by remarkable providences, appearing to point the way for him to be the agent in making the best use of a large property and withdrawing it from perversion.
  • Whereas, again and again, in his time of freedom, he had denounced the perversion of pathological doubt into moral doubt and had said—"the purest experiment in treatment may still be conscientious: my business is to take care of life, and to do the best I can think of for it.

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  • It was an unacceptable perversion of justice.
  • The library wants to assure the Internet is not used to strengthen pedophilia or other unhealthy sexual perversions.

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