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The junta is persecuting ordinary civilians, and even children who just happen to be in the wrong place at wrong time.
Seeing that this would not be conceded, he commenced to persecute Christians openly and secretly.
The Gentiles shall seek and find Christ, but the Jews will persecute him, and be rejected, only a remnant shall be reserved.
Thou shalt persecute them in anger, and shalt destroy them from under the heavens, O Lord.
Whites lynch, burn, and persecute the Negro race in America yet; and there is little they are doing to help them in anyway.
They will make such an uproar that the cabinet will persecute the philosophers and block the Parliament.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The government had just ability enough to deceive, and just religion enough to persecute.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
He had told the girl he was her enemy, and that he would persecute her, but he had not dreamed of anything like this.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
And God said: "Bring me a sacrifice, not from those that persecute, but from them that are persecuted."
A persecuted band themselves, they soon learned to persecute each other.

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