1 Scarlett was in a furious temper and did not scruple to expend it on Hugh, for she had just received an order for a large amount of lumber--a rush order at that.
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2 To this Teta Elzbieta hastened to respond that nothing could be too cheap to suit them just then; for they were quite terrified over the sums they had had to expend.
3 There was no term of abuse known to the Huron vocabulary that the disappointed women did not lavishly expend on the successful stranger.
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4 There grief might freely expend itself without being disturbed by the trifling loungers who came from a picnic party to visit Pere-la-Chaise, or by lovers who make it their rendezvous.
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5 Morrel, in a corner of the carriage, allowed his brother-in-law's gayety to expend itself in words, while he felt equal inward joy, which, however, betrayed itself only in his countenance.
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6 In vain does Napoleon erect walls from what is left to him of his Guard; in vain does he expend in a last effort his last serviceable squadrons.
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7 Insurrection, which is speedily exhausted, has only a certain number of shots to fire and a certain number of combatants to expend.
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8 He was yet speaking, when a crashing sound was heard, and a cannon-ball entered the thicket, striking the body of a sapling, and rebounding to the earth, its force being much expended by previous resistance.
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9 Their eloquence and ingenuity were expended in vain.
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10 They expended their lungs with prodigal wills.
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11 Eventually, his courage expended itself upon these objections.
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12 The men, having hurled themselves in projectile fashion, had presently expended their forces.
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13 It is invariably saddening to look through new eyes at things upon which you have expended your own powers of adjustment.
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14 You have expended a great deal on my education, and have always been as liberal to me in all things as it was possible to be.
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15 He's good for a hundred a-year, but of course that must be expended on himself.
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