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I want to liberate Englishmen so far as I can from the tyranny of Shakespeare's greatness.

As it was, he attempted to liberate a people which did not feel its slavery.

In 1808 a corps of 10,000 men destined to liberate Portugal was placed under his charge.

You wish me to liberate David Rossi and leave you to deal with him?

Liberate their conscience from the materialism by which it is weighed down.

Not as adept as you in turning heaven and earth to liberate an innocent man.

It could liberate us two from this cave before it was too late.

The first thing to do was not to liberate you but to get you into his keeping.

He fell back, and with the bar Ralph set to work to liberate himself.

I mentioned that I would attempt to liberate it if ever there was need?

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare "set free," from liber "free" (see liberal). Meaning "to free an occupied territory from the enemy" (often used ironically) is from 1942. Related: Liberated; liberating.

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