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  • v. Present participle of expurge.

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Examples

  • Which course Leo X, and his successors followed, until the Council of Trent, and the Spanish inquisition engendering together brought forth, or perfected those catalogues, and expurging indexes that rake through the entrails of many an old good author, with a violation worse than any could be offered to his tomb.

    Areopagitica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing: Paras 1-19

  • Which course Leo X. and his successors followed, until the Council of Trent and the Spanish Inquisition engendering together brought forth, or perfected, those Catalogues and expurging Indexes, that rake through the entrails of many an old good author, with a violation worse than any could be offered to his tomb.

    Areopagitica A speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England

  • Inquisition engendering together brought forth and perfected those catalogues and expurging indexes that rake through the entrails of many an old good author with a violation worse than any that could be offered to his tomb. "

    The Age of the Reformation

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