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  • You must do that, no matter how absurd their prejudices are, if you’re going to handle them.
  • She could not take their point of view; it was a negative thing; an intellectual squalor; a swamp of prejudices and fears.
  • She wondered why the good citizens insisted on adding the chill of prejudice, why they did not make the houses of their spirits more warm and frivolous, like the wise chatterers of Stockholm and Moscow.
  • Say honestly——Of course I may be prejudiced, but I’ve seen an awful lot of towns—one time I went to Atlantic City for the American Medical Association meeting, and I spent practically a week in New York!
  • She hastened to smile in agreement with Miss Villets, to glance publicly at her wrist-watch, to warble that it was "so late—have to hurry home—husband—such nice party—maybe you were right about maids, prejudiced because Bea so nice—such perfectly divine angel’s-food, Mrs. Haydock must give me the recipe—good-by, such happy party——"
  • Mrs. Dyer seemed not to share the town’s prejudice against Erik.
  • But look here: You’re so prejudiced against Gopher Prairie that you overshoot the mark; you antagonize those who might be inclined to agree with you in some particulars but——Great guns, the town can’t be all wrong!"

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  • The group works to eliminate racial prejudice.
  • If you don’t overcome your prejudice, you will harm yourself and others.

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