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oppress
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The Cherry Orchard
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oppress
Used in
The Cherry Orchard
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  • Oh, it's awful, your orchard is terrible; and when in the evening or at night you walk through the orchard, then the old bark on the trees sheds a dim light and the old cherry-trees seem to be dreaming of all that was a hundred, two hundred years ago, and are oppressed by their heavy visions.  (not reviewed by editor)

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