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fortitude
used in David Copperfield

6 uses
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Definition strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
  • You must call up all your fortitude, and try to bear it.
    Chapters 22-24 (37% in)
  • I cannot leave him even now, without remembering with a pang, at once his modest fortitude and his great sorrow.
    Chapters 31-33 (46% in)
  • Miss Mills was very glad to see me, and very sorry her papa was not at home: though I thought we all bore that with fortitude.
    Chapters 31-33 (94% in)
  • Do you remember — hear what I say, with fortitude — think of your great object!
    Chapters 46-48 (31% in)
  • Beyond a line or two, to say that I was well, and had arrived at such a place, I had not had fortitude or constancy to write a letter since I left home.
    Chapters 58-60 (8% in)
  • I had always felt my weakness, in comparison with her constancy and fortitude; and now I felt it more and more.
    Chapters 58-60 (18% in)

There are no more uses of "fortitude" in David Copperfield.

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