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Far from the Madding Crowd
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dictate
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Troy, in his prostration at this time, had no perception that in the futility of these romantic doings, dictated by a remorseful reaction from previous indifference, there was any element of absurdity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One could say about this barn, what could hardly be said of either the church or the castle, akin to it in age and style, that the purpose which had dictated its original erection was the same with that to which it was still applied.  (not reviewed by editor)

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