1 They had the vigor and alertness of country people who have spent all their lives in the open and troubled their heads very little with dull things in books.
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2 This was a section that knew the chill of winter, as well as the heat of summer, and there was a vigor and energy in the people that was strange to her.
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3 Scarlett was surprised, too, at the vigor of Melanie's attack, for she knew Melanie considered her husband beyond wifely reproaches and thought his decisions second only to God's.
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4 It was an impression of cool clear vigor.
5 She bathed Madame Ratignolle's face with cologne, while Robert plied the fan with unnecessary vigor.
6 The expanded chest, full formed limbs, and grave countenance of this warrior, would denote that he had reached the vigor of his days, though no symptoms of decay appeared to have yet weakened his manhood.
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7 Though his adversary neglected the hills, he had planted his batteries with judgment on the plain, and caused them to be served with vigor and skill.
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8 In men of his class, vigor and resolution are entirely a physical matter, and ooze out with the flowing of the blood; and the gigantic fellow really looked piteous in his helplessness.
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9 '"'And their children also have children,' said the old sailor; 'yes, those are our grand-children, full of strength and vigor.'
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10 Full of hope, Edmond swallowed a few mouthfuls of bread and water, and, thanks to the vigor of his constitution, found himself well-nigh recovered.
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11 The stranger might have numbered sixty or sixty-five years; but a certain briskness and appearance of vigor in his movements made it probable that he was aged more from captivity than the course of time.
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12 That very day the miners began their labors, with a vigor and alacrity proportionate to their long rest from fatigue and their hopes of ultimate success.
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13 And they all looked with astonishment at this man whose eye now disclosed an intelligence and his body a vigor they had not thought him capable of showing.
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14 Judging from his firm tread, from the singular vigor which stamped all his movements, he would have hardly been thought fifty.
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15 Gavroche raised it with remarkable vigor, and placed it against one of the elephant's forelegs.
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