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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • If the word "fun" had been "torture," it could not have been uttered with a more constrained and restless countenance than was Boldwood’s then.
  • Thoroughly convinced of the impossibility of his own suit, a high resolve constrained him not to injure that of another.
  • Gabriel sheared on, constrained and sad.
  • It was very odd to these two persons, who knew each other passing well, that the mere circumstance of their meeting in a new place and in a new way should make them so awkward and constrained.

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  • ...it is very grievous to be constrained to keep our hands off such a dainty dish as Narnia.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • It seemed that we were all cloaked in an unwelcome garment of racial difference that constrained, confined, and restricted us.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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