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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • We must remember that though she may have erred grievously in leaving her home, she is still our sister: and it is to be believed that God’s uncovenanted mercies are extended towards her, and that she is a member of the flock of Christ."
  • She glided rapidly up and down the room, as was mostly her habit when excited, her hands hanging clasped in front of her, as she thought and in part expressed in broken words: "O, I hate her, yet I don’t mean that I hate her, for it is grievous and wicked; and yet I hate her a little!

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  • She suffered grievous bodily harm.
  • a grievous offense against morality

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