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endure
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Crime and Punishment
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endure
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • Why, I told you… besides your sister can't endure me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When amidst loud laughter the glass flew at Amalia Ivanovna, it was more than the landlady could endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dounia can endure a great deal and even in the most difficult cases she has the fortitude to maintain her firmness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, I know one case in which a hypochondriac, a man of forty, cut the throat of a little boy of eight, because he couldn't endure the jokes he made every day at table!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I had to endure all the agony of that battle of ideas, Sonia, and I longed to throw it off: I wanted to murder without casuistry, to murder for my own sake, for myself alone! I didn't want to lie about it even to myself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It made me ill, but Dounia bore it better than I did, and if only you could have seen how she endured it all and tried to comfort me and cheer me up!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She would undoubtedly have been one of those who would endure martyrdom and would have smiled when they branded her bosom with hot pincers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The conversation had struck him as interesting and remarkable, and he had greatly enjoyed it—so much so that he brought a chair that he might not in the future, to-morrow, for instance, have to endure the inconvenience of standing a whole hour, but might listen in comfort.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Besides, he could not endure uncertainty, and he wanted an explanation: if his request had been so openly disobeyed, there was something behind it, and in that case it was better to find it out beforehand; it rested with him to punish them and there would always be time for that.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He endured anguish at that moment, and if it had been possible to slay Raskolnikov instantly by wishing it, Pyotr Petrovitch would promptly have uttered the wish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For the family had come to such a pass that they were practically without change of linen, and Katerina Ivanovna could not endure uncleanliness and, rather than see dirt in the house, she preferred to wear herself out at night, working beyond her strength when the rest were asleep, so as to get the wet linen hung on a line and dry by the morning.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: endure through the ages
as in: endured the pain
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