We have all of us living duties and living affections which claim, and rightly claim, our strenuous endeavours.
But, however that may be, I can only ask you tonight to take the will for the deed and to lend me your attention for a few moments while I endeavour to express to you in words what my feelings are on this occasion.
There are no more uses of "endeavor" in the book.
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I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.