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tyranny
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
harsh and unjust rule
  • News-items and three-line editorial squibs dug at his tyranny, his ignorance, his callowness.
    Chapter 24 (51% in)
  • It was all so much easier, now that he was partly freed from the tyrannical honesty of Gottliebism, from the unswerving quest for causes which, as it drove through layer below layer, seemed ever farther from the bottommost principles, from the intolerable strain of learning day by day how much he did not know.
    Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • Thanks to Sondelius's crafty bullying, Martin was able to present his plan to a Special Board composed of the Governor, the temporarily suspended Board of Health, Inchcape Jones, several hearty members of the House of Assembly, and Sondelius himself, attending in the unofficial capacity which all over the world he had found useful for masking a cheerful tyranny.
    Chapter 34 (21% in)

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