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repeal
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  • …in the ratio as they worked long and monotonously, the craving grew within them for some physical relief — some relaxation, encouraging good humour and good spirits, and giving them a vent — some recognized holiday, though it were but for an honest dance to a stirring band of music — some occasional light pie in which even M’Choakumchild had no finger — which craving must and would be satisfied aright, or must and would inevitably go wrong, until the laws of the Creation were repealed?

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  • The paper argued that the law is arbitrary and undermines competition and therefore ought to be repealed.
    Cato Institute Center for Trade Policy Studies  --  http://www.cato.org/research/trade-st.html(retrieved 06/29/06)
  • But the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001, and threats of terrorism and global conflict seemed to disrupt the progress toward a repeal of capital punishment.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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