1 Yet if thy desire be such to know our calamities, and briefly to hear Troy's last agony, though my spirit shudders at the remembrance and recoils in pain, I will essay.
2 Thou art his wife, and thy prayers may essay his soul.
3 Thrice there did he essay to fling his arms about his neck; thrice the phantom vainly grasped fled out of his hands even as light wind, and most like to fluttering sleep.
4 A greater history opens before me, a greater work I essay.
5 Aeneas knew the call, and makes glad invocation: 'So the father of gods speed me, so Apollo on high: do thou essay to close hand to hand.'
6 And straightway would they join battle and essay the conflict, but that ruddy Phoebus even now dips his weary coursers in the Iberian flood, and night draws on over the fading day.
7 Miss Crawford made her first essay with great credit to herself, and no inconvenience to Fanny.
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8 Fanny's explanations and remarks were a most important addition to every essay, or every chapter of history.
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9 But I have in my hands here a little problem which may prove to be more difficult of solution than my small essay in thought reading.
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10 Then, selecting a little side gallery, I made my essay.
11 Mr Tate withdrew his delving hand and spread out the essay.
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12 He dared even to attend the Scholomance, and there was no branch of knowledge of his time that he did not essay.
13 He, being a humorist, explained to them the method of the celebrated Dickensian essay on Chinese Metaphysics by the gentleman who read an article on China and an article on Metaphysics and combined the information.
14 I seized the handle to essay another trial; when a young man without coat, and shouldering a pitchfork, appeared in the yard behind.
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15 Supposing that a living being had been so wonderfully thin as to essay an entrance or an exit through the square hole, this grating would have prevented it.
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