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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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obliged
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Yet he felt obliged to speak up and say: "Answer the gentleman, Thomas—don’t be afraid."
  • If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
  • If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
  • There is no school in all our land where the young ladies do not feel obliged to close their compositions with a sermon; and you will find that the sermon of the most frivolous and the least religious girl in the school is always the longest and the most relentlessly pious.

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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