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neutral -- as in: played at a neutral site
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But, for what he knew, the Hore Pauline might be something less neutral.
  • Tom was gradually allowed to shuffle through his lessons with less rigor, and having Philip to help him, he was able to make some show of having applied his mind in a confused and blundering way, without being cross-examined into a betrayal that his mind had been entirely neutral in the matter.
  • The clergymen have highish notions, in general," said Mr. Deane, taking snuff vigorously, as he always did when wishing to maintain a neutral position.

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  • Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
    Elie Wiesel (Nobel Acceptance Speech)
  • I try to read Sana's face as I join them, but her expression is carefully neutral.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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