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endure
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Middlemarch
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endure
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Middlemarch
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  • I cannot endure a rattling young man.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then said Mr. Love-lust, I could never endure him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I thought it was all over with me, and there was nothing to try for—only things to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Everybody" that day did not include Mr. Bulstrode, whose health could not well endure crowds and draughts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In short, he felt himself to be in love in the right place, and was ready to endure a great deal of predominance, which, after all, a man could always put down when he liked.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have been using up my eyesight on old characters lately; the fact is, I want a reader for my evenings; but I am fastidious in voices, and I cannot endure listening to an imperfect reader.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I would rather not have anything left to me if I must earn it by enduring much of my uncle's cough and his ugly relations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She felt sure that she would have accepted the judicious Hooker, if she had been born in time to save him from that wretched mistake he made in matrimony; or John Milton when his blindness had come on; or any of the other great men whose odd habits it would have been glorious piety to endure; but an amiable handsome baronet, who said "Exactly" to her remarks even when she expressed uncertainty,—how could he affect her as a lover?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • While Lydgate's eyes glanced rapidly over the brief letter, she saw his face, usually of a pale brown, taking on a dry whiteness; with nostrils and lips quivering he tossed down the letter before her, and said violently— "It will be impossible to endure life with you, if you will always be acting secretly—acting in opposition to me and hiding your actions.  (not reviewed by editor)

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