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martyr
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Franny and Zooey
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  • Her first, blatantly martyred chore was to turn on the cold-water tap.
  • What I don’t like at all is this little hair-shirty private life of a martyr you’re living back at college—this little snotty crusade you think you’re leading against everybody.

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  • Many believe that all of the Apostles were martyred except John; however, the Bible reports only on the martyrdom of James.
  • For 250 years it was a martyrs’ church; the persecutions were fueled by the refusal of Christians to worship the state and the Roman emperor.
    History of Christianity - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Christianity(retrieved 05/20/06)

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