1 For even if he could have taken his consulship from one man, or his status as a senator from another, he could not abolish the senatorial rank nor pass new laws.
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2 Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever.
3 The four young pigs who had protested when Napoleon abolished the Meetings raised their voices timidly, but they were promptly silenced by a tremendous growling from the dogs.
4 They were the same four pigs as had protested when Napoleon abolished the Sunday Meetings.
5 He announced that, by a special decree of Comrade Napoleon, 'Beasts of England' had been abolished.
6 He could not of course know--for he, Napoleon, was only now for the first time announcing it--that the name "Animal Farm" had been abolished.
7 Gratitude was to be abolished, and the virtues springing from it were not to be.
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8 I found it was "the act of abolishing;" but then I did not know what was to be abolished.
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9 It was one of those "millinery establishments" which were abolished by the police a good time ago.
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10 During the early years of his reign, the death penalty was as good as abolished, and the erection of a scaffold was a violence committed against the King.
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11 They cannot be laughed away, nor always successfully stormed at, nor easily abolished by act of legislature.
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12 The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity.
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13 Equal partition abolishes emulation; and consequently labor.
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