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Far from the Madding Crowd
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • Deeds of endurance, which seem ordinary in philosophy, are rare in conduct, and Bathsheba was astonishing all around her now, for her philosophy was her conduct, and she seldom thought practicable what she did not practise.

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  • I endured insult and injury without complaint.
  • As a soldier, she was prepared to endure hardship and even to sacrifice her life for others.

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  • You torture me to say it was done in thoughtlessness—I never thought of it in that light, and I can’t endure it.
  • I can endure being told I am in the wrong, if you will only tell it me gently!

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  • What a way Oak had, she thought, of enduring things.
  • Six years were a long time, but how much shorter than never, the idea he had for so long been obliged to endure!
  • The sight, coming as it did, superimposed upon the other dark scenery of the previous days, formed a sort of climax to the whole panorama, and it was more than he could endure.
  • That Bathsheba could not endure this man was evident; in fact, he was continually coming to her with some tale or other, by which he might creep into favour at the expense of persons maligned.
  • Bathsheba was not a women to be made a fool of, or a woman to suffer in silence; and how could he endure existence with a spirited wife to whom at first entering he would be beholden for food and lodging?
  • Don’t think I am a timid woman and can’t endure things."

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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
as in: endure through the ages Define
to continue to exist
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