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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But if you’d like to call it in, don’t do it in a hurry now, and breed more enmity in the family, but wait till there’s a pretty mortgage to be had without any trouble.
  • My father might see the letter—and—he has not any enmity, I believe, but he views things differently from me; he thinks a great deal about wealth and position.
  • And I think enmity and hatred are wicked.
  • I mean your extending the enmity to a helpless girl, who has too much sense and goodness to share their narrow prejudices.
  • Besides," Philip went on, with all the inventive astuteness of love at one-and-twenty, "if there is any enmity between those who belong to us, we ought all the more to try and quench it by our friendship; I mean, that by our influence on both sides we might bring about a healing of the wounds that have been made in the past, if I could know everything about them.
  • And I don’t believe there is any enmity in my own father’s mind; I think he has proved the contrary."

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  • The war has deepened tribal enmity.
  • She harbors no enmity towards her ex-husband.

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