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buffet
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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hit against repeatedly
  • He is so zealous that he gets many snubs and buffetings from people of a different way of thinking from himself, and I don't like to hear of such humiliations to a man of his age, the more particularly as I don't think earnestness does any good when carried so far.
    4 — The Consequence (28% in)

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