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rustic
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
characteristic of rural life; simple without refined touches
  • Caleb was in a difficulty known to any person attempting in dark times and unassisted by miracle to reason with rustics who are in possession of an undeniable truth which they know through a hard process of feeling, and can let it fall like a giant's club on your neatly carved argument for a social benefit which they do not feel.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (25% in)

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