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trespass
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to enter another's property without right or permission
  • She had reproached him for being hurried into irrevocable trespass,—she, who had been so weak herself.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (74% in)
  • The great problem of the shifting relation between passion and duty is clear to no man who is capable of apprehending it; the question whether the moment has come in which a man has fallen below the possibility of a renunciation that will carry any efficacy, and must accept the sway of a passion against which he had struggled as a trespass, is one for which we have no master-key that will fit all cases.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (94% in)

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