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  • The same day the earth sustained a most violent concussion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Their provisions were consumed; they fed a whole month upon wild fruits, and found themselves at last near a little river bordered with cocoa trees, which sustained their lives and their hopes.  (not reviewed by editor)

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