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  • He had kept but one idea before him all day, and for that he had worked in an agony of anxiety and a fever of suspense.
  • Well, because of that moment of bitter suffering, perhaps the Saviour will pardon her other faults, for one cannot imagine a greater agony.
  • This marvellous beauty they strive to preserve even in His moments of deepest agony and passion.
  • The face was depicted as though still suffering; as though the body, only just dead, was still almost quivering with agony.
  • The sight of the portrait face alone had filled his heart full of the agony of real sympathy; and this feeling of sympathy, nay, of actual SUFFERING, for her, had never left his heart since that hour, and was still in full force.
  • All those faithful people who were gazing at the cross and its mutilated occupant must have suffered agony of mind that evening; for they must have felt that all their hopes and almost all their faith had been shattered at a blow.
  • He has not had a drop for three days; he must be suffering agonies—The general now entered the room, threw the door wide open, and stood on the threshold trembling with indignation.
  • Oh! never would he banish the recollection of this meeting with her, and he never remembered it but with the same pain and agony of mind.

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  • She was in agony from a toothache.
  • She cried out in agony.

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