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  • It was violently swollen and inflamed, and I could scarcely endure to have it touched.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But unless I had taken the life of Trabb's boy on that occasion, I really do not even now see what I could have done save endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To the present moment, I believe it to have been referable to some pure fire of generosity and disinterestedness in my love for her, that I could not endure the thought of her stooping to that hound.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had shown a proud impatience more than once before, and had rather endured that fierce affection than accepted or returned it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I detested the chambers beyond expression at that period of repentance, and could not endure the sight of the Avenger's livery; which had a more expensive and a less remunerative appearance then than at any other time in the four-and-twenty hours.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Choking and boiling as I was, I felt that we could not go a word further, without introducing Estella's name, which I could not endure to hear him utter; and therefore I looked stonily at the opposite wall, as if there were no one present, and forced myself to silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, all I had endured up to this time was nothing in comparison with the awful feelings that took possession of me when the pause was broken which ensued upon my sister's recital, and in which pause everybody had looked at me (as I felt painfully conscious) with indignation and abhorrence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We were waiting, I supposed, for Mr. Pocket to come out to us; at any rate we waited there, and so I had an opportunity of observing the remarkable family phenomenon that whenever any of the children strayed near Mrs. Pocket in their play, they always tripped themselves up and tumbled over her,—always very much to her momentary astonishment, and their own more enduring lamentation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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