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The teacher himself is accustomed to maltreat the boys and whip them mercilessly.
You not only pay another man to take away your means of health, you usually maltreat him.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
If it is rather general to hate Nature and maltreat women, we begin to see why the world is a mad world.'
It is forbidden to maltreat the inoffensive portion of the population.
INTERNATIONAL LAWGEORGE GRAFTON WILSON AND GEORGE FOX TUCKER
And why should anybody desire to so maltreat and frighten her?
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGHGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
I learn from different quarters that the French maltreat our prisoners; a woman has put out the eyes of an Uhlan.
He liked his work,—nothing pleased him more than to maltreat this little prince of the blood,—and he liked his pay even better.
WHEN A COBBLER RULED A KINGAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Early in the morning, all through the day, and late at night, I have lived to maltreat those clothes.
AT THE AGE OF EVEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
It certainly was infuriating that a youth, admitted to partnership barely three years ago, should thus maltreat his associates.
THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
These poor people have been brought up to hate and maltreat every body who does not agree with their opinions.

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