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Far from the Madding Crowd
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stoic
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • She suddenly felt a longing desire to speak to some one stronger than herself, and so get strength to sustain ... her lurking doubts with stoicism.
  • This is a lover’s most stoical virtue, as the lack of it is a lover’s most venial sin.
  • I am no stoic at all to be supplicating here; but I do supplicate to you.
  • She must have the nerve of a stoic!

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  • She suffered quietly, courageously, with a stoic acceptance of her illness.
  • If she was heart-broken, it didn’t show. I still don’t know if her stoicism is for show or if she really doesn’t allow herself to feel emotion even in private moments.

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