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condemn
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condemn
Used in
Hard Times
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  • The hotel where he was known to live when condemned to that region of blackness, was the stake to which he was tied.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There were some groans and hisses, but the general sense of honour was much too strong for the condemnation of a man unheard.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Had not the Roman Brutus, oh, my British countrymen, condemned his son to death; and had not the Spartan mothers, oh my soon to be victorious friends, driven their flying children on the points of their enemies' swords?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Though it would cost him a hard pang to leave her, and though he could think of no similar place in which his condemnation would not pursue him, perhaps it was almost a relief to be forced away from the endurance of the last four days, even to unknown difficulties and distresses.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Out of what mystery he came back to his usual life, and to places that he knew, he was unable to consider; but he was back in those places by some means, and with this condemnation upon him, that he was never, in this world or the next, through all the unimaginable ages of eternity, to look on Rachael's face or hear her voice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With no disrespect for your judgment, and with no doubt of your sincerity, excuse my saying that I cling to the belief that there is yet hope that I am not condemned to perpetual exile from that lady's presence.'  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: condemned the building
as in: She condemned their plan
as in: was condemned to life in prison
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