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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Oh, Tom, please don’t!" exclaimed Maggie, in a tone of suppressed dread, shrinking away from him into the opposite corner.
  • Stephen loosed her hand, and rising impatiently, walked up and down the room in suppressed rage.
  • She could see Stephen now lying on the deck still fast asleep, and with the sight of him there came a wave of anguish that found its way in a long-suppressed sob.
  • But a suppressed resolve will betray itself in the eyes, and Stephen became more and more uneasy as the day advanced, under the sense that Maggie had entirely lost her passiveness.
  • Tom drew to the corner of the table near his father when the tin box was set down and opened, and the red evening light falling on them made conspicuous the worn, sour gloom of the dark-eyed father and the suppressed joy in the face of the fair-complexioned son.
  • Philip was silent a few moments, and then said, in that high, feeble voice which with him indicated the resolute suppression of emotion,— "Is there no other alternative, Maggie?
  • At last he said, in a tone of suppressed rage,— "I didn’t notice that we had passed Luckreth till we had got to the next village; and then it came into my mind that we would go on.

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  • The dictator suppressed criticism in the press.
  • She struggled to suppress a smile as the little boy told of his fear of a monster under the bed.

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