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The Age of Innocence
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sustain
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • Once more on the boat, and in the presence of others, Archer felt a tranquillity of spirit that surprised as much as it sustained him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How this miracle of fire and ice was to be created, and to sustain itself in a harsh world, he had never taken the time to think out; but he was content to hold his view without analysing it, since he knew it was that of all the carefully-brushed, white-waistcoated, button-hole-flowered gentlemen who succeeded each other in the club box, exchanged friendly greetings with him, and turned their opera-glasses critically on the circle of ladies who were the product of the system.  (not reviewed by editor)

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