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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Meantime tea was to be brought in by the cook, and the two naughty children were to have theirs in an ignominious manner in the kitchen.
  • He meant to be friendly, but Maggie felt convinced that Tom was rejoicing in her ignominy.

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  • an ignominious retreat
  • ...on the very day when Hester Prynne first wore her ignominious badge,
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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