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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Gabriel hoped that the whole truth of the matter might not be published till at any rate the girl had been in her grave for a few days, when the interposing barriers of earth and time, and a sense that the events had been somewhat shut into oblivion, would deaden the sting that revelation and invidious remark would have for Bathsheba just now.

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  • But all suppositions of this kind are invidious, and ought to be banished from the consideration of the great question before the people.
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • The distinction between being native born and foreign born was sharp and invidious in those days.
    London, Jack  --  The Iron Heel

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