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bane
used in The Mill on the Floss

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something that causes misery
  • Your inexperience of the world, Miss Tulliver, prevents you from anticipating fully the very unjust conceptions that will probably be formed concerning your conduct,—conceptions which will have a baneful effect, even in spite of known evidence to disprove them.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (70% in)

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