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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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endeavor
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —We knew perfectly well of course that though it was bound to come to the light he would find considerable difficulty in endeavouring to try to induce himself to try to endeavour to ascertain the spiritual plenipotentiary and so we knew of course perfectly well— Murmuring faces waited and watched; murmurous voices filled the dark shell of the cave.
  • —We knew perfectly well of course that though it was bound to come to the light he would find considerable difficulty in endeavouring to try to induce himself to try to endeavour to ascertain the spiritual plenipotentiary and so we knew of course perfectly well— Murmuring faces waited and watched; murmurous voices filled the dark shell of the cave.
  • —This morning we endeavoured, in our reflection upon hell, to make what our holy founder calls in his book of spiritual exercises, the composition of place.
  • We endeavoured, that is, to imagine with the senses of the mind, in our imagination, the material character of that awful place and of the physical torments which all who are in hell endure.

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  • I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.
  • I will endeavor to finish by Friday.

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