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Oliver Twist
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trespass -- as in: a "No Trespassing" sign
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’This,’ said Mr. Losberne, speaking softly, but with great vehemence notwithstanding, ’this is the lad, who, being accidently wounded by a spring-gun in some boyish trespass on Mr. What-d’ ye-call-him’s grounds, at the back here, comes to the house for assistance this morning, and is immediately laid hold of and maltreated, by that ingenious gentleman with the candle in his hand: who has placed his life in considerable danger, as I can professionally certify.’

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  • Since the door was wide open, she was charged with trespassing rather than breaking and entering.
  • Papa didn’t take too kind to trespass.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die

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