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recusant
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • She soon knew thus much of the recusant’s appearance.
  • On examining her heart it appeared beyond measure strange that the subject of which the season might have been supposed suggestive—the event in the hall at Boldwood’s—was not agitating her at all; but instead, an agonizing conviction that everybody abjured her—for what she could not tell—and that Oak was the ringleader of the recusants.

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  • a recusant imprisoned in the Tower of London

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