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nemesis
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Middlemarch
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  • But there is the terrible Nemesis following on some errors, that it is always possible for those who like it to interpret them into a crime: there is no proof in favor of the man outside his own consciousness and assertion.

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as in: she is my nemesis Define
an opponent or challenge that has long been hard to defeat
as in: the goddess Define
Greek mythology: the goddess of divine vengeance and punishment -- especially against those with excessive pride
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