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The Mill on the Floss
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coerce
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • …only fellow-men who enjoy a period of high appreciation and full-blown eulogy; in many respectable families throughout this realm, relatives becoming creditable meet with a similar cordiality of recognition, which in its fine freedom from the coercion of any antecedents, suggests the hopeful possibility that we may some day without any notice find ourselves in full millennium, with cockatrices who have ceased to bite, and wolves that no longer show their teeth with any but the blandest…

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  • It is better to convince than to coerce.
  • The legislative bodies debated about what techniques could be used by the CIA to coerce a suspect into talking.

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