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tyranny
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
harsh and unjust rule
  • Father Conmee thought of that tyrannous incontinence, needed however for man's race on earth, and of the ways of God which were not our ways.
    Episode 10 — Wandering Rocks (15% in)
  • Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants, willing to be dethroned.
    Episode 2 — Nestor (37% in)
  • And says Joe, sticking his thumb in his pocket: —It's the Russians wish to tyrannise.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (7% in)
  • Beneficent Disseminator of blessings to all Thy creatures, how great and universal must be that sweetest of Thy tyrannies which can hold in thrall the free and the bond, the simple swain and the polished coxcomb, the lover in the heyday of reckless passion and the husband of maturer years.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (47% in)

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