1 His fervid nature could not afford to relinquish one of these, though two of the three were as many as he could hope to preserve.
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2 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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3 His fervid imagination was stirred as never before, by the tramp of armies, the blood and dust of battle, and the wail and whirl of social upheaval.
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