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The Mill on the Floss
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  • I’ve thought before of asking him to absolve me from my promise, but I’ve not had the courage to determine on it."
  • She rose from her seat, and looking straight at Tom, said,— "I want you to absolve me from my promise about Philip Wakem.

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  • The committee absolved her of any wrong doing.
  • The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech.
    Justice Anthony Kennedy

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