1 He had once before felt in his own person this overpowering of the fervid by the inanimate; but then it had tended to enervate a passion far sweeter than that which at present pervaded him.
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2 Morrel hesitated to advance; he dreaded the enervating effect of all that he saw.
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3 Liza was as soft and enervated as Sappho was smart and abrupt.
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4 Sometimes coming out of her fragrant bath all warm and enervated, she would fall to musing on the nothingness of life, the sorrow, the labour, the malice of it.
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5 There is, in that mode of life, good mingled with evil, for if enervation is baleful, generosity is good and healthful.
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