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condemn
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Middlemarch
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condemn
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • She bethought herself now of the condemned criminal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I think you should not condemn it as a wrong action, in the strict sense of the word.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I certainly agree with Miss Garth's view of the matter, whether I am condemned by it or not.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How could he go silently away from Middlemarch as if he were retreating before a just condemnation?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nor I, said Mr. Live-loose; for he would be always condemning my way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I've heard say Mr. Bulstrode condemns Mrs. Vincy beyond anything for her flightiness, and spoiling her children so.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Can any one who has rejoiced in woman's tenderness think it a reproach to her that she took the little oval picture in her palm and made a bed for it there, and leaned her cheek upon it, as if that would soothe the creatures who had suffered unjust condemnation?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was in a state of uncertainty which made him afraid lest some look or word of his should condemn him to a new distance from her; and Dorothea was afraid of her own emotion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But everything was spoiled for the owner as he walked on the gravel in front and awaited the descent of Mr. Raffles, with whom he was condemned to breakfast.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He felt shrouded by her doubt: he got strength to face her from the sense that she could not yet feel warranted in pronouncing that worst condemnation on him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Their ardor alternated between a vague ideal and the common yearning of womanhood; so that the one was disapproved as extravagance, and the other condemned as a lapse.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here was a weary experience in which he was as utterly condemned to loneliness as in the despair which sometimes threatened him while toiling in the morass of authorship without seeming nearer to the goal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That is a rare and blessed lot which some greatest men have not attained, to know ourselves guiltless before a condemning crowd—to be sure that what we are denounced for is solely the good in us.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is one of those cases on which a man is condemned on the ground of his character—it is believed that he has committed a crime in some undefined way, because he had the motive for doing it; and Bulstrode's character has enveloped me, because I took his money.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Will followed her at a little distance, and leaned against the tall back of a leather chair, on which he ventured now to lay his hat and gloves, and free himself from the intolerable durance of formality to which he had been for the first time condemned in Dorothea's presence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Which notwithstanding they cannot handsomely do, without the borrowed help and satire of times past; condemning the vices of their own times, by the expressions of vices in times which they commend, which cannot but argue the community of vice in both.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: condemned the building
as in: She condemned their plan
as in: was condemned to life in prison
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