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obligation
used in The Sound and the Fury

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Definition
a duty
  • Remote cousins and family friends whom mere acquaintanceship invested with a sort ofblood obligation noblesse oblige.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (30% in)
  • ...them of shabby and timeless patience, of staticserenity: thatblending of childlike and ready incompetence and paradoxical reliability that tends and protects them it loves out of allreason and robs them steadily and evades responsibilityand obligations by means toobarefaced to be called subterfuge even and is taken in theft or evasion with only that frankand spontaneousadmiration for the victor which a gentleman feels for anyone who beats him in a fair contest,and withal a fond and...
    2 — June 2, 1910 (12% in)

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