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1  She looked steadily on life and assumed its duties with courage and zeal.
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2  From this time a new spirit of life animated the decaying frame of the stranger.
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3  I have no ambition to lose my life on the post-road between St. Petersburgh and Archangel.
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4  I heard of him first in rather a romantic manner, from a lady who owes to him the happiness of her life.
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5  As soon as he showed signs of life we wrapped him up in blankets and placed him near the chimney of the kitchen stove.
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6  She procured plain work; she plaited straw and by various means contrived to earn a pittance scarcely sufficient to support life.
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7  It appeared to me sacrilege so soon to leave the repose, akin to death, of the house of mourning and to rush into the thick of life.
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8  She had at first yielded to our entreaties, but when she heard that the life of her favourite was menaced, she could no longer control her anxiety.
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9  On the birth of a second son, my junior by seven years, my parents gave up entirely their wandering life and fixed themselves in their native country.
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10  But it is a still greater evil to me that I am self-educated: for the first fourteen years of my life I ran wild on a common and read nothing but our Uncle Thomas' books of voyages.
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11  One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.
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12  Under the guidance of my new preceptors I entered with the greatest diligence into the search of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life; but the latter soon obtained my undivided attention.
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13  He passed his younger days perpetually occupied by the affairs of his country; a variety of circumstances had prevented his marrying early, nor was it until the decline of life that he became a husband and the father of a family.
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14  These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
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15  The busy stage of life, the virtues of heroes, and the actions of men were his theme; and his hope and his dream was to become one among those whose names are recorded in story as the gallant and adventurous benefactors of our species.
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16  He had already bought a farm with his money, on which he had designed to pass the remainder of his life; but he bestowed the whole on his rival, together with the remains of his prize-money to purchase stock, and then himself solicited the young woman's father to consent to her marriage with her lover.
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17  With this deep consciousness of what they owed towards the being to which they had given life, added to the active spirit of tenderness that animated both, it may be imagined that while during every hour of my infant life I received a lesson of patience, of charity, and of self-control, I was so guided by a silken cord that all seemed but one train of enjoyment to me.
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