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endure
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David Copperfield
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endure
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David Copperfield
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  • What I have endured, and do endure here, is insupportable.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What I have endured, and do endure here, is insupportable.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You see, Sophy being of so much use in the family, none of them could endure the thought of her ever being married.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I had been unhappy in trying it; I could not endure my own solitary wisdom; I could not reconcile it with her former appeal to me as my child-wife.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Blameless as I was, and knew that I was, in reference to any wrong she could possibly suspect me of, I shrunk before her strange eyes, quite unable to endure their hungry lustre.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, take me to your heart, my husband, for my love was founded on a rock, and it endures!' In the silence that ensued, my aunt walked gravely up to Mr. Dick, without at all hurrying herself, and gave him a hug and a sounding kiss.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Be thankful for me, if you have a kind heart, as I think you have,' she said, 'that while I know well what I am, I can be cheerful and endure it all.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Under these circumstances, alike humiliating to endure, humiliating to contemplate, and humiliating to relate, I have discharged the pecuniary liability contracted at this establishment, by giving a note of hand, made payable fourteen days after date, at my residence, Pentonville, London.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But all of my own sex especially one impostor, three or four years my elder, with a red whisker, on which he established an amount of presumption not to be endured were my mortal foes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is owing to the difficulty of knowing whether they are likely to endure or have any real foundation, that my sister Clarissa and myself have been very undecided how to act, Mr. Copperfield, and Mr. ' 'Traddles,' said my friend, finding himself looked at.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After a little further conversation, we went round to the chandler's shop, to enlist Peggotty; Traddles declining to pass the evening with me, both because he endured the liveliest apprehensions that his property would be bought by somebody else before he could re-purchase it, and because it was the evening he always devoted to writing to the dearest girl in the world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even when I did get through the morning with tolerable credit, there was not much gained but dinner; for Miss Murdstone never could endure to see me untasked, and if I rashly made any show of being unemployed, called her brother's attention to me by saying, 'Clara, my dear, there's nothing like work give your boy an exercise'; which caused me to be clapped down to some new labour, there and then.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When we got outside the door, Peggotty informed me that Mr. Barkis, being now 'a little nearer' than he used to be, always resorted to this same device before producing a single coin from his store; and that he endured unheard-of agonies in crawling out of bed alone, and taking it from that unlucky box.  (not reviewed by editor)

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