1 Though Connie did want children: if only to fortify her against her sister-in-law Emma.
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2 She would rather die than own the truth; and she hoped, by a little reflection, to fortify herself beyond betraying it.
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3 As soon as the sad little boy had withdrawn from the fire he clasped the money tight in the palm of his hand, as if thereby to fortify his courage, and began to run.
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4 Around the table all who were at Count Bezukhov's house that night had gathered to fortify themselves.
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5 He meant to fortify that knoll quite differently, but.
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6 He felt that to fortify his intelligence was to fortify his hate.
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7 A thousand thoughts traversed his mind, but they continued to fortify him in his resolution.
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8 The more must you fortify yourself, Albert.
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9 For some time Mrs. Crupp could only lay her hand upon her nankeen bosom, and fortify herself against returning pain with sips of her medicine.
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10 In the second case one can say nothing except to encourage such princes to provision and fortify their towns, and not on any account to defend the country.
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11 So were Pine Mountain and Lost Mountain near by which were also fortified.
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12 Lily was throbbing with fear, but the insinuation fortified her resistance.
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13 The conclusions it led him to were fortified, later in the evening, by some of those faint corroborative hints that generate a light of their own in the dusk of a doubting mind.
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14 Beat about the question as she would, she knew the outcome of it was that she must try to marry Rosedale; and in this conviction she was fortified by an unexpected visit from George Dorset.
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15 We are now fortified, garrisoned, and provisioned," cried Heyward cheerfully, "and may set Montcalm and his allies at defiance.
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