ill usage

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The simple fact was, that Oliver, instead of possessing too little feeling, possessed rather too much; and was in a fair way of being reduced, for life, to a state of brutal stupidity and sullenness by the ill usage he had received.
It would have been mere madness for any two or three of the number, unassisted by the rest, to attempt making a stand against his ill usage.
THE NCDL was founded in 1891 to protect dogs from "torture and ill usage of every kind".