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used in Wuthering Heights

8 uses
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to expel or get rid of
in various senses, including:
  • to force someone to leave a country as punishment
  • to push an idea from the mind
  • 'Banish him from your thoughts, Miss,' I said.
    Chapter 10 (74% in)
  • On coming back a few days afterwards (for I did not consider my banishment perpetual), I found they had christened him 'Heathcliff': it was the name of a son who died in childhood, and it has served him ever since, both for Christian and surname.
    Chapter 4 (66% in)
  • One Sunday evening, it chanced that they were banished from the sitting-room, for making a noise, or a light offence of the kind; and when I went to call them to supper, I could discover them nowhere.
    Chapter 6 (28% in)
  • I never would have banished him from her society as long as she desired his.
    Chapter 14 (31% in)
  • I desire an explanation: playing and trifling are completely banished out of my mind; and I can't dance attendance on your affectations now!'
    Chapter 27 (13% in)
  • 'Oh, indeed; you're tired of being banished from the world, are you?' he said.
    Chapter 31 (85% in)
  • Mr. Heathcliff, who grew more and more disinclined to society, had almost banished Earnshaw from his apartment.
    Chapter 32 (63% in)
  • 'Is there some new reason for this banishment?'
    Chapter 34 (21% in)

There are no more uses of "banish" in Wuthering Heights.

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