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oblige
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

4 uses
  • Yet he felt obliged to speak up and say: "Answer the gentleman, Thomas—don't be afraid."
    Chapter 4 (99% in)
  • If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
    Chapter 2 (93% in)
  • If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
    Chapter 2 (94% in)
  • There is no school in all our land where the young ladies do not feel obliged to close their compositions with a sermon; and you will find that the sermon of the most frivolous and the least religious girl in the school is always the longest and the most relentlessly pious.
    Chapter 21 (47% in)

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