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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • The congregation became more and more moved, as the pathetic tale went on, till at last the whole company broke down and joined the weeping mourners in a chorus of anguished sobs, the preacher himself giving way to his feelings, and crying in the pulpit.
  • Becky clung to his side in an anguish of fear, and tried hard to keep back the tears, but they would come.
  • Then there was a wild yelp of agony and the poodle went sailing up the aisle; the yelps continued, and so did the dog; he crossed the house in front of the altar; he flew down the other aisle; he crossed before the doors; he clamored up the home-stretch; his anguish grew with his progress, till presently he was but a woolly comet moving in its orbit with the gleam and the speed of light.

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  • I felt unbearable anguish when my 4-year-old child died from brain cancer.
  • Her guilt led to anguish until she committed her life to good.

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