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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Lightly to admit conduct in one of your own family that would force you to alter your will, had never been the way of the Dodsons; and though Mrs. Glegg had always augured ill of Maggie’s future at a time when other people were perhaps less clear-sighted, yet fair play was a jewel, and it was not for her own friends to help to rob the girl of her fair fame, and to cast her out from family shelter to the scorn of the outer world, until she had become unequivocally a family disgrace.

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  • augurs a new era
  • The drifting apart of Belgium’s linguistic communities could augur the end for a country once hailed as a model of compromise and coexistence.
    Time Magazine by Leo Cendrowicz, Dec. 05, 2007  --  A Belgian Divorce?  --  http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1691590,00.html(retrieved 08/06/09)

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