1 A strange weariness began to show itself in all his movements; even his walk, firm, bold and strenuous, was changed.
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2 She brought into Princess Mary's strenuous, mournful, and gloomy world a quite different atmosphere, careless, lighthearted, and self-satisfied.
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3 From early morning strenuous activities and efforts had begun and by ten o'clock all had been brought into due order.
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4 I only know that I found myself, with a perseverance worthy of a much better cause, making the most strenuous exertions to compress it within those limits.
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5 Levin, looking at the tiny, pitiful creature, made strenuous efforts to discover in his heart some traces of fatherly feeling for it.
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6 And, indeed, to own the truth, I do not think nurse, in her heart, is a very strenuous opposer of Sir Walter's making a second match.
7 I felt, as I looked upon that supple figure, alive with nervous energy, that it was indeed a strenuous day that awaited us.
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8 Even more, we have seen amongst us that he can even grow younger; that his vital faculties grow strenuous, and seem as though they refresh themselves when his special pabulum is plenty.
9 We have all of us living duties and living affections which claim, and rightly claim, our strenuous endeavours.
10 Linton would have another, and after that another, notwithstanding my strenuous objections; and so they went on until the clock struck twelve, and we heard Hareton in the court, returning for his dinner.
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11 Aye, no doubt; but that is what a governess will prevent, and if I had known your mother, I should have advised her most strenuously to engage one.
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12 It was an encouragement of vice; and had I been the rector of Longbourn, I should very strenuously have opposed it.
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13 As he ran with his comrades he strenuously tried to think, but all he knew was that if he fell down those coming behind would tread upon him.
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14 He denied strenuously having ever seen Mr. Neville St. Clair and swore that the presence of the clothes in his room was as much a mystery to him as to the police.
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15 In like manner, we read of many citizens who having strenuously promoted various measures were banished when these turned out badly.
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