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grievance
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Bleak House
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  • The turkey in the poultry-yard, always troubled with a class-grievance (probably Christmas), may be reminiscent of that summer morning wrongfully taken from him when he got into the lane among the felled trees, where there was a barn and barley.
  • He had been still writing in his hiding-place, and still dwelling on his grievances, hour after hour.

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  • filed a grievance with the labor board
  • The First Amendment also says Congress will make no law depriving the right of people to peaceably "assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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