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persecution
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Anna Karenina
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  • ’I consent, count, and am ready to overlook it; but you perceive that my wife—my wife’s a respectable woman —has been exposed to the persecution, and insults, and effrontery of young upstarts, scoundrels….’
  • But as he said these words there gleamed in his eyes not merely a cold look, but the vindictive look of a man persecuted and made cruel.
  • He’s persecuted by the police, of course, because he’s not a scoundrel."

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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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