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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "We’ll see about it," was the answer he always gave, carefully abstaining from any sign of compliance till a suitable number of minutes had passed.
  • Mrs. Tulliver said Tom must not go to St. Ogg’s at the usual hour, he must wait and see his father downstairs; and Tom complied, though with an intense inward shrinking from the painful scene.
  • He was looking eagerly at her face for the least sign of compliance; his large, firm, gentle grasp was on her hand.
  • (I don’t care about the mill," he said at last, with a sort of angry compliance.

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  • Our policy is in compliance with the law.
  • The improvements will bring us into compliance.

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