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  • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • We can’t defeat them, but we can harass them as they move through the forest.
  • There are laws to protect debtors from excessive harassment from collection agencies.
  • He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our People, and eat out their substance.
    The Declaration of Independence

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  • When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
    Matthew 9:36 (NIV)
  • The harassment of the hamlets and villages is part of the whole movement.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • But I heard about you harassing a female student in the parking lot today.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • I had stopped harassing Buffo so that Janina would also stop, but it didn’t work.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • All we know is that they are said to live deep in the forest, that they welcome runaways, and that they harass the white, man’s plantations and plan his destruction?
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • He wanted to harass me about the stupid article.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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  • Lindsay says Mr. Daimler’s going to sue me for harassment one day.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Jane turned and recognized the chestnut hair: It was Charles Livingston, the law student Yetta had harassed back in the spring.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • The Blue Book Boys, they drink, drug, harass people.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Bad things are happening all around—theft, harassment, worse.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "Is this man harassing you?" she asked.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • They harassed men wearing Western-style shirts and trousers instead of the traditional shalwar kamiz and insisted women cover their heads.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • "If you continue to harass us," she said calmly, "I’ll put your head through the wall."
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Finn immediately made enemies among the Camp prisoners and staff by demanding a private office and harassing the orderlies about the quality of their floor-waxing.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The random stops, questioning, and harassment dramatically increase the risk of arrest for petty crimes.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • She recognized the manipulation for what it was, and while her emotions cried out for retribution on her behalf and that of sexually harassed women everywhere, her pragmatic side asserted itself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The harassed wolf turned, leaped high into the air, and snapped at one of the skis.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • "Still, you won’t have to worry about the old sexual harassment, eh?"
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • "Eww, that was the most disgusting thing I’ve ever seen," Sticky said later, when the crisis had passed and the Executives were off harassing other children.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Beans and the guys hated Dorothy and harassed her whenever they got the chance.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • "Don’t talk nonsense, Timothy," I said "D’evil spirit harass an’ meliss us," he said daddy.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • We assembled in groups according to our barracks’ number and were counted and recounted while short-tempered, cruel guards harassed us.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Green, on the other hand, took obvious pleasure in harassing and humiliating Baker every chance he got.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • In my neighborhood, the police never get out of their cars unless it is to arrest someone or harass them with questions.
    An Na  --  A Step from Heaven
  • They made a point of harassing the camp controllers at every turn, hurting the PSFs, setting their cabins and the Washrooms on fire, trying to talk their way out of the gate or driving the adults insane by putting images of murdered families or cheating wives in their heads.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Yvette looked less harassed; energy returned to her.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • She began to giggle, for he had gone into a very low-key comedy routine, his accent all of a sudden profoundly and luxuriously Yiddish as he catalogued the bottles and cans and cardboard cartons pouring forth from the bag, his face furrowed in a perfect replica of some elderly harassed, purblind, nervously parsimonious Flatbush storekeeper.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He hoped they were still having fun harassing Romans, stealing lots of shiny zippers and causing legionnaires’ pants to fall down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Fallen angels roam the Earth looking for human bodies to harass and control.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • He was in command of the garrison at Fort William for four years or so, but he seems to have spent quite a bit of his time harassing the Scottish countryside above the Border on behalf of the Crown.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Years of harassment at school had rendered him even more close-tongued and uncommunicative—less apt to employ Lovecraftian vocabulary words, more prone to entomb himself in advanced-placement math and science.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Soon, her sedated condition transformed to harassment and self-loathing.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • On a later flight, when they saw several sharks harassing six whales, they dove low over the water and shot at the sharks.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • I am just about to flee the dining hall rather than participate in careful, polite Abnegation conversation when Tobias comes in, looking harassed.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Eventually, some members of the refugee community became so fed up with what they saw as harassment from Nelson’s force that they decided to act.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Perhaps Galbatorix hired mercenaries to harass us.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • It also occurred to me how lucky I was to have Baba as my father, the sole reason, I believe, Assef had mostly refrained from harassing me too much.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • They were bullied, insulted, harassed and shoved about all day long by one after the other.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He wore a harassed expression, like someone who has got to catch a train.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • So thought every harassed, hampered, respectable boy in St. Petersburg.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • On my side I had Tyson, Corey Bailer the computer geek, Raj Mandali the calculus whiz, and a half dozen other kids who always got harassed by Sloan and his gang.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • He said he was addressing those who really wanted this kind of life, those who could put up with every kind of harassment those instructors at the back of the room could possibly dish out.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • My first rocket had caused me to be harassed on the school bus, at school, and now in my own room.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • The conductor, a harassed look on his face, was keeping them back.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • The manager finally arrived, a small bald harassed-looking man.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Dantes observed, however, that Faria, in spite of the relief his society afforded, daily grew sadder; one thought seemed incessantly to harass and distract his mind.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
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