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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • If she had only lived, I could have been angry and cruel towards her with some justification; but to be vindictive towards a poor dead woman recoils upon myself.

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  • Most Americans recoil at the thought of government using torture.

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