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revolution
used in The Mill on the Floss

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the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • Mrs. Pullet observed that the child might come to a worse end if she lived, there was no knowing; and Mr. Pullet, confused and overwhelmed by this revolutionary aspect of things,—the tea deferred and the poultry alarmed by the unusual running to and fro,—took up his spud as an instrument of search, and reached down a key to unlock the goose-pen, as a likely place for Maggie to lie concealed in.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (92% in)

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  • But the revolutions round the table became more and more irregular in their sweep, till at last reaching Mr. Stelling's reading stand, they sent it thundering down with its heavy lexicons to the floor.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Tom's "First Half" (70% in)

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