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The acts to prevent the landholder from oppressing the occupier, and those for the encouragement of tillage, failed.
All the mystery surrounding him, oppressing him—everything weird was sent flying instantaneously.
The knight would be only a hardhearted warrior, oppressing the poor and miserable, and only interesting from his deeds of valor.
Hitherto, every form of society has been based on the antagonism of oppressing and oppressed classes.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
After a terrible internal combat the man yields to this unknown will which is oppressing him.
The organs of gentilism changed from servants of the public will to independent organs of rule oppressing their own people.
Tentatively he tried to break through the oppressing blanket of foreign will; his arms and legs moved a little; he succeeded!
It was as if the same oppressing hand had been upon them in those moments.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
We hear his laughter; share his joys; and watch the heroic struggle of his soul against the circumstance that is oppressing him.
WERWOLVESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Thou dost the nobles injustice, son; they are illustrious patricians, and have no motive in oppressing one like me.
THE BRAVOJ. FENIMORE COOPER

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