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treason
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Middlemarch
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  • "To get their own bread they must overdose the king’s lieges; and that’s a bad sort of treason, Mr. Mawmsey—undermines the constitution in a fatal way."
  • Mr. Borthrop Trumbull really knew nothing about old Featherstone’s will; but he could hardly have been brought to declare any ignorance unless he had been arrested for misprision of treason.

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  • He was executed for treason in a time of war.
  • Her behavior was treasonous.

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