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Hard Times
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  • As he recoiled, looking down at it, it raised itself up into the form of a woman in a sitting attitude.
  • Mr. Gradgrind and Sissy, who were both before him while his sister yet clung to his shoulder, stopped and recoiled.

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

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