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obligation
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Candide
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  • Candide, petrified at this speech, made answer: "Reverend Father, all the quarterings in the world signify nothing; I rescued your sister from the arms of a Jew and of an Inquisitor; she has great obligations to me, she wishes to marry me; Master Pangloss always told me that all men are equal, and certainly I will marry her."

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  • She feels that helping him is her obligation.
  • I have a family obligation Saturday afternoon.

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