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sustain
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Heart of Darkness
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sustain
Used in
Heart of Darkness
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  • At night sometimes the roll of drums behind the curtain of trees would run up the river and remain sustained faintly, as if hovering in the air high over our heads, till the first break of day.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sustained by her faith
as in: sustained through the ages
as in: sustained wounds
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