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grievance
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The Age of Innocence
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grievance
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The Age of Innocence
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  • If May had spoken out her grievances (he suspected her of many) he might have laughed them away; but she was trained to conceal imaginary wounds under a Spartan smile.
  • There was nothing on earth that the Wellands and Mingotts would not have done to proclaim their unalterable affection for the Countess Olenska now that her passage for Europe was engaged; and Archer, at the head of his table, sat marvelling at the silent untiring activity with which her popularity had been retrieved, grievances against her silenced, her past countenanced, and her present irradiated by the family approval.

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  • filed a grievance with the labor board
  • The First Amendment also says Congress will make no law depriving the right of people to peaceably "assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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