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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • That is a noble though perhaps an unpromising love which not even the fear of breeding aversion in the bosom of the one beloved can deter from combating his or her errors.
  • It was a simple physical fear—the weak of the strong; there was no emotional aversion or inner repugnance.
  • But why should such a fair and dutiful girl have such an aversion to her father’s sex?"

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  • Our older staff tend to have an aversion to change.
  • Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
    Samuel Johnson

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