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1) wrong. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...injustice. 3. The condition of being in error or at fault: in the wrong. Inflected forms: wronged, wrong·ing, wrongs1. To treat unjustly or injuriously. 2. To discredit...

2) Cousin Betsy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A half-witted person, a "Bess of Bedlam" (q.v.). 1 "[None] can say Foster s wronged him of a penny, or gave short measure to a child or a cousin Betsy."-Mrs. Gaskell....

3) XCVI. Epictetus. 1909-14. The Golden Sayings of Epictetus. The Harvard Classics
...Pittacus, 1 wronged by one whom he had it in his power to punish, let him go free, saying, Forgiveness is better than revenge. The one shows native gentleness, the...

4) 211. Plutarch (46?-c. 120). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989
...namely, what city was best to live in, "That city," he replied, "in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to punish...

5) 7212. Bierce, Ambrose. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. ATTRIBUTION:Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914), U.S. author. The...

6) 2665. , C. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...not be discouraged, if in a thousand instances you find your kindness rejected and wronged, your good evil-spoken of, and the hand you extend for the relief of others,...

7) Nancy Dawson by Herbert P. Horne. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...NANCY DAWSON, Nancy Dawson, Not so very long ago Some one wronged you from sheer love, dear; Little thinking it would crush, dear, All I cherished in you so. 5 But...

8) 12227. Chesterton, Gilbert Keith. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. ATTRIBUTION:Gilbert...

9) 183. Elmer Karr. Masters, Edgar Lee. 1916. Spoon River Anthology
...love of God could have softened And made forgiving the people of Spoon River Toward me who wronged the bed of Thomas Merritt And murdered him beside? Oh, loving hearts...

10) 699. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...that of justice hold the sov'reign throne?And call ye this to yield, O sons of dust,To wronged brethren ev'ry man his own? ATTRIBUTION:Bible: Hebrew Psalm LVIII (Paraphrased...

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