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gall
used in Middlemarch

3 uses
  • His was one of the natures in which conscience gets the more active when the yoke of life ceases to gall them.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (80% in)
  • Very slight matters were enough to gall him in his sensitive mood, and the sight of Dorothea driving past him while he felt himself plodding along as a poor devil seeking a position in a world which in his present temper offered him little that he coveted, made his conduct seem a mere matter of necessity, and took away the sustainment of resolve.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (**% in)
  • This silence of hers brought a new rush of gall to that bitter mood in which Lydgate had been saying to himself that nobody believed in him—even Farebrother had not come forward.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (26% in)

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