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oppress
used in Oliver Twist

3 uses
  • He wandered on again, irresolute and undecided, and oppressed with the fear of another solitary night.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (89% in)
  • Oh! if when we oppress and grind our fellow-creatures, we bestowed but one thought on the dark evidences of human error, which, like dense and heavy clouds, are rising, slowly it is true, but not less surely, to Heaven, to pour their after-vengeance on our heads; if we heard but one instant, in imagination, the deep testimony of dead men's voices, which no power can stifle, and no pride shut out; where would be the injury and injustice, the suffering, misery, cruelty, and wrong, that...
    Chapter 30 — Relates What oliver's New Visitors Thought of Him (56% in)
  • Not that, all this time, his mind was, for an instant, free from one oppressive overwhelming sense of the grave that opened at his feet; it was ever present to him, but in a vague and general way, and he could not fix his thoughts upon it.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (19% in)

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