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Nor can nature escape from these intense and various tortures by succumbing to them for the soul is sustained and maintained in evil so that its suffering may be the greater.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Little Chandler sustained for one moment the gaze of her eyes and his heart closed together as he met the hatred in them.
With indomitable patience and perseverance, Jefferson Hope possessed also a power of sustained vindictiveness, which he may have learned from the Indians amongst whom he had lived.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As I read the evidence at the inquest, which led up to a verdict of willful murder against some person or persons unknown, I realized more clearly than I had ever done the loss which the community had sustained by the death of Sherlock Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Their provisions were consumed; they fed a whole month upon wild fruits, and found themselves at last near a little river bordered with cocoa trees, which sustained their lives and their hopes.
Peggotty over his pipe to the loss I had sustained, the tears stood in her eyes, and she looked at me so kindly across the table, that I felt quite thankful to her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I judged him to be a bachelor from the frayed condition of his linen, and he appeared to have sustained a good many bereavements; for he wore at least four mourning rings, besides a brooch representing a lady and a weeping willow at a tomb with an urn on it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Bumble to understand that, from the violent and sanguinary onset of Oliver Twist, he had sustained severe internal injury and damage, from which he was at that moment suffering the acutest torture.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
And hence it comes that a commonwealth endures longer, and has a more sustained good fortune than a princedom, because from the diversity in the characters of its citizens, it can adapt itself better than a prince can to the diversity of times.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
For a while she had been sustained by this desire for privacy and independence; but now, perhaps from increasing physical weariness, the lassitude brought about by hours of unwonted confinement, she was beginning to feel acutely the ugliness and discomfort of her surroundings.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
In doing this, I underwent a kind of rough usage, ill befitting the wounds that my mind had sustained.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context