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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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obliged
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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  • ’They were obliged to have him with them,’ the Mock Turtle said:
  • ’And that’s the jury-box,’ thought Alice, ’and those twelve creatures,’ (she was obliged to say ’creatures,’ you see, because some of them were animals, and some were birds,) ’I suppose they are the jurors.’
  • She did it so quickly that the poor little juror (it was Bill, the Lizard) could not make out at all what had become of it; so, after hunting all about for it, he was obliged to write with one finger for the rest of the day; and this was of very little use, as it left no mark on the slate.

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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