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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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persecution
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • One thing only appears to be certain, and that is that Mr. James Desmond, who is the next heir, is an elderly gentleman of a very amiable disposition, so that this persecution does not arise from him.
  • What interest could he have in persecuting the Baskerville family?
  • My life has been one incessant persecution from a husband whom I abhor.

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  • Everyone knows about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
  • In that country non-Muslims are persecuted by law.

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