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Search phrase: slavery

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Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.viii.27in slavery to the nobility. Let them break your backs within slauerie to the Nobility. Let them breake your backes with
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.42.2And free us from his slavery.And free vs from his slauery.
OthelloOth I.iii.137And sold to slavery; of my redemption thence,And sold to slauery. Of my redemption thence,
The TempestTem III.i.62This wooden slavery than to sufferThis wodden slauerie, then to suffer

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SonnetsSonn.133.4 But slave to slavery my sweet'st friend must be? But slaue to slauery my sweet'st friend must be.

Glossary

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Hecubawife of Priam, King of Troy, and mother of 18 children; after the Greeks took Troy, she saw her sons and her husband killed, and was sent into slavery.
servilityslavery, servitude, captivity

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slaveryservility

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Classical mythology...nd her husband killed and was sent into slavery helen ayl iii ii 141 nat...

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