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exile
used in The Lords of Discipline

9 uses
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Definition
to force someone to live outside of their homeland; or living in such a condition

or more rarely:  voluntary absence from a place someone would rather be
  • Distrusting the approval of the chosen, I would take the applause of exiles anytime.
    Chapter 1.4 (3% in)
  • By a process of unnatural selection, I had become one of those who could summon the Corps and that fearful squad of drummers for the ceremony of exile.
    Chapter 1.1 (24% in)
  • My memory often seems like a city of exiled poets afire with the astonishment of language, each believing in the integrity of his own witness, each with a separate version of culture and history, and the divine essential fire that is poetry itself.
    Chapter 2.16 (2% in)
  • Something dies in me whenever I hear his low, courageous voice calling to me from the solitude of his exile.
    Chapter 2.16 (3% in)
  • I return to the city of memory, to the city of exiled poets.
    Chapter 2.16 (5% in)
  • That we suffered so friendlessly, exiled among complete strangers.
    Chapter 2.17 (14% in)
  • I pretended to study during these long periods of self-exile, these joyless voyages to the interior, but it was study that could not come from books.
    Chapter 3.22 (4% in)
  • A plebe could never fully trust an upperclassman, could not afford to relax his guard around anyone except his classmates, who shared his station and his exile.
    Chapter 3.30 (82% in)
  • The Bear and his wife found us in our exile.
    Chapter 4.31 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "exile" in The Lords of Discipline.

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