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insurrection
used in Middlemarch

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organized opposition to authority
  • For the heroic times of copious bleeding and blistering had not yet departed, still less the times of thorough-going theory, when disease in general was called by some bad name, and treated accordingly without shilly-shally—as if, for example, it were to be called insurrection, which must not be fired on with blank-cartridge, but have its blood drawn at once.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (19% in)

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