1 Besides, I believe, between ourselves, she did this in order to distract her mind, that she might forget; and she only filled her head in order to alleviate the weight on her heart.
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2 See," said d'Avrigny to Villefort, "nature knows how to alleviate the deepest sorrow.
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3 I replied, that nothing ailed me save anxiety of mind, which I hoped soon to alleviate.
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4 She did a great deal to alleviate my position.
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5 Now she would willingly have humbled herself and admitted that she had only hurled that accusation at him out of her misery, hoping by hurting him to alleviate her own hurt.
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6 Only, to alleviate the tediousness of the duty, Athos allowed him to take a loaf, two cutlets, and a bottle of wine.
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7 My depression was not alleviated by the announcement, for, I had supposed that establishment to be an hotel kept by Mr. Barnard, to which the Blue Boar in our town was a mere public-house.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXI
8 All I say is this: her position is intolerable, and it might be alleviated by you, and you will lose nothing by it.
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9 Whoever, in our circumstances, has made trial of pain, even with all the alleviations which, for us, usually attend it, must know the irritation that comes with it.
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