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rebuke
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The House of Mirth
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  • "How you can LAUGH——" her friend rebuked her; and she dropped back to a soberer perception of things with the question: "What was it Bertha really told him?"
  • Lily had taken up her work early in January: it was now two months later, and she was still being rebuked for her inability to sew spangles on a hat-frame.

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  • She was stung by the rebuke.
  • Jesus rebuked Peter, stating "all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword."
    Jesus - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus(retrieved 05/20/06)

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