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1  With an effort she glanced down at the table.
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2  "I am, though," she said with a visible effort.
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3  With an effort I managed to restrain my incredulous laughter.
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4  With an effort her wit rose faintly, "We'll meet you on some corner."
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5  The effort of answering broke the rhythm of his rocking--for a moment he was silent.
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6  "At least they're more interesting than the people we know," she said with an effort.
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7  His hand, trembling with his effort at self control, bore to his lips the last of his glass of ale.
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8  With an effort Wilson left the shade and support of the doorway and, breathing hard, unscrewed the cap of the tank.
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9  They were here--and they accepted Tom and me, making only a polite pleasant effort to entertain or to be entertained.
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10  Her eyebrows had been plucked and then drawn on again at a more rakish angle but the efforts of nature toward the restoration of the old alignment gave a blurred air to her face.
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11  "I took her to the window--" With an effort he got up and walked to the rear window and leaned with his face pressed against it, "--and I said 'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doing.'"
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12  This is a valley of ashes--a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and finally, with a transcendent effort, of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air.
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