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  • Ignominy, Want, Despair, and Madness, have, collectively or separately, been the attendants of my career.
  • Mary Anne’s cousin deserted into our coal-hole, and was brought out, to our great amazement, by a piquet of his companions in arms, who took him away handcuffed in a procession that covered our front-garden with ignominy.
  • ’ "In an accumulation of Ignominy, Want, Despair, and Madness, I entered the office — or, as our lively neighbour the Gaul would term it, the Bureau — of the Firm, nominally conducted under the appellation of Wickfield and — HEEP, but in reality, wielded by — HEEP alone.

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  • an ignominious retreat
  • ...on the very day when Hester Prynne first wore her ignominious badge,
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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