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used in The Souls of Black Folk

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expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • The sudden wild thunderstorms of the South awed and impressed the Negroes,—at times the rumbling seemed to them "mournful," at times imperious: "My Lord calls me, He calls me by the thunder, The trumpet sounds it in my soul."
    Chapter 14 (59% in)

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