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sustenance
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Heart of Darkness
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  • For the rest, the only thing to eat—though it didn’t look eatable in the least—I saw in their possession was a few lumps of some stuff like half-cooked dough, of a dirty lavender color, they kept wrapped in leaves, and now and then swallowed a piece of, but so small that it seemed done more for the looks of the thing than for any serious purpose of sustenance.

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  • The soup kitchen was her only sustenance.
  • As they grew more affluent, gardeners planted more for beauty than for sustenance.

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