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  • As a soldier, she was prepared to endure hardship and even to sacrifice her life for others.
    endure = suffer through
  • In sudden clarity Kya saw what Ma had endured and why she left.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • He'd endured problem after problem at the Hitler Youth.   (source)
  • The longest blackout ever had been three minutes and fourteen seconds. Surely this was longer. She could have endured it if she'd been on her own. It was the thought of Poppy, lost, that she couldn't stand—   (source)
  • I'd endured too much, come too far.   (source)
  • I did it over and over, slowing my finger with each pass, watching the way it seemed to cut the flame in half, testing to see how much my finger could endure without actually getting burned.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • The tithes endure the occasional jeers and hisses from the terribles, like martyrs.   (source)
  • Many felt lonely and isolated, having endured abuses that ordinary people couldn't understand.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • He dined on roots, berries, and seaweed, hunted game with spears and snares, dressed in rags, endured the bitter winters.   (source)
  • I wondered about all the places she'd traveled out there on the waters of the world, all the sad things that had been whispered to her, the things she'd endured.   (source)
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  • If we had been faced only with the prospect of the rain soaking through our clothing each morning and evening, we could have more easily endured the journey between home and school.   (source)
  • But endurance had always been my virtue and I kept on.   (source)
    endurance = the ability to suffer through (or put up with) things that are difficult or unpleasant
  • He didn't know what would happen to them next, but it could not be any worse than what they had endured.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • But if making myself vulnerable meant he'd be brave, I'd endure it.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • How much loss were we supposed to endure?   (source)
  • Meg had felt that when that day came she would never be able to endure it.   (source)
    endure = bear (suffer through)
  • All were stuck in Wonderland, forced to endure the teeth of Redd's anger.   (source)
  • Was this what strengthened these New Englanders to endure the winter, the knowledge that summer's return would be all the richer for the waiting?   (source)
    endure = continue to bear (suffer through)
  • He didn't care at all for the idea of going to the wedding and having to endure seeing Tita together with John.   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • He trotted through the sand, enduring the sun's enmity, crossed the platform and found his scattered clothes.   (source)
    enduring = suffering through
  • We'll need to be brave to endure the many fears and hardships and the suffering yet to come.   (source)
    endure = bear (suffer through)
  • They are willing to endure misery and dangers for months on end.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • She looked like she'd endured a bit too much.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • The worst we have had to endure here is indifference and a certain understandable shallowness in our personal relationships excluding...   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • It [love] is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.   (source)
    endure = suffered through (or put up with something difficult)
  • ...pains they had endured--childbirth, rheumatism, croup, sprains...   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • The past four years, I've wanted to kill Percy Jackson for what he made us endure.   (source)
  • Mami acted as if he were a troublesome visitor who had to be endured.   (source)
    endured = suffered through (or to put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • (Can endure waiting no longer.) I'm starting.   (source)
    endure = continue to suffer through
  • I endured my teaching sessions with Will ... , then spent the rest of my day in the garden, reading or looking at my roses.   (source)
    endured = suffered through (or to put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • In the past week alone, I've had to endure at least three Chuck Norris jokes a day from Nick.   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • They had marched as far as the hobbits could endure without a rest,   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or continue with something difficult)
  • I can endure this nurse's hands yanking at the knots in the thick black tangles.   (source)
    endure = survive (suffer through)
  • I do not think I could endure that   (source)
    endure = continue to suffer through
  • the idea of it [becoming a doctor] will help you to endure school   (source)
    endure = to suffer through (or put up with)
  • I only had to endure six hours and fifteen minutes more.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • He had felt incapable of enduring the boredom of the dinner,   (source)
    enduring = suffering through
  • By eight o'clock on a Tuesday night, you will experience the ecstasy of victory or you will endure the agony of defeat.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • Many terrors I endured, many spells did I utter, to find it, when I was still young.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • A Michigan sergeant in his forties, also a farmer, wrote his wife from Georgia in the spring of 1864 that "the more I learn of the cursed institution of Slavery, the more I feel willing to endure, for its final destruction…."   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • we endured postponement after postponement.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • Tayo could not endure it any longer.   (source)
    endure = put up with
  • How, with luck and courage and endurance, they might have found a way.   (source)
    endurance = the ability to suffer through (or put up with) something difficult or unpleasant
  • For Gordon it will be harder. ... But he will endure, Marta, and he will win his battle.   (source)
    endure = suffer through it (something difficult or unpleasant)
  • as he had found a way to endure losing them.   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • Just do your best to endure it and...   (source)
  • But we had come too far, hoped too high, endured too much, to turn back now.   (source)
    endured = suffered through (or to put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • But before death (nobody spoke of such things, yet everybody knew of them) there was the routine of confession that had to be gone through: the grovelling on the floor and screaming for mercy, the crack of broken bones, the smashed teeth, and bloody clots of hair. Why did you have to endure it, since the end was always the same?   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • I soon found out this much:—terror can be endured so long as a man simply ducks;—but it kills, if a man thinks about it.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • She convinced herself of it, and cried into her handkerchief, as if the very suggestion was more than she could endure.   (source)
    endure = bear (suffer through)
  • Gradually, Scarlett drew courage from the brave faces of her friends and from the merciful adjustment which nature makes when what cannot be cured must be endured.   (source)
    endured = suffered through (or put up with)
  • something so terrible and sickening that no one could endure the thought much less the action.   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • And besides there is nothing in all the world that can give me more pain than I have already endured, than I suffer now!   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • To persuade the shopkeeping lords of St. Hubert to endure a test in which half of them might die, so that all plague might--perhaps--be ended forever, was impossible.   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • when he could endure no more   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • he was getting to the end of his endurance, and when he thought of going back to work in the morning he shuddered with horror.   (source)
    endurance = ability to suffer through
  • He says to Boggs, mighty calm and slow—he says: "I'm tired of this, but I'll endure it till one o'clock."   (source)
    endure = continue to bear (suffer through, or put up with)
  • I cannot endure the thought of that!   (source)
    endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • I endure my sorrow,   (source)
    endure = suffer through
  • And would that I might endure his agony as well as mine!   (source)
    endure = bear (suffer through)
  • ...anything was preferable to the solitude which I had so long endured,   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • Mad with the agonies he endures from these fresh attacks, the infuriated Sperm Whale rolls over and over;   (source)
    endures = suffers through
  • The burden must be carried; the want provided for; the suffering endured; the responsibility fulfilled.   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • I must try to endure it another hour...   (source)
    endure = put up with
  • Having already had more than a taste of them in the house of my old master, and having endured them there,   (source)
    endured = suffered through
  • I accompanied the whale-fishers on several expeditions to the North Sea; I voluntarily endured cold, famine, thirst, and want of sleep;   (source)
  • my friend who was very dear to me and endured dangers beside me,   (source)
    endured = suffered through something difficult
  • Besides setting a bladder endurance record, I learned never to drink anything on the morning of bazaar day.†   (source)
  • The next few days passed in practice maneuvers that pushed many of the inexperienced volunteers to the limits of their endurance.†   (source)
  • The rest of this story is nothing but grief, ache and endurance.†   (source)
  • Let it drown, Harry thought, his scar burning almost past endurance, please…. let it drown…… Wormtail was speaking.†   (source)
  • I thought of all that extra training—the endless conversations about weight and distance, fitness and endurance.†   (source)
  • "A testimony to endurance" is what she called it.†   (source)
  • At the quarry, it was easier to feel that the main requirement was simple endurance.†   (source)
  • Part of it is endurance, part of it is motivation.†   (source)
  • I'd run on their rubberized track, three miles for endurance and then interval work for strength.†   (source)
  • Endurance.†   (source)
  • Ender Wiggin has provoked Bonzo Madrid beyond human endurance.†   (source)
  • But these were not so much choices as endurance measures: the useless scurries and freezes of a mouse in a snake tank, serving only to prolong discomfort and suspense.†   (source)
  • Bravery—endurance, all that—was a deep part of him.†   (source)
  • It's five and a half days of continuous beat-down designed to see if you have the endurance and the will to become the ultimate warrior.†   (source)
  • Patrice came and sat on the floor by my chair, patting my leg with a little boy's solemn endurance.†   (source)
  • Which of us has the greater endurance?†   (source)
  • But if you can't get through the initial pretraining endurance test, then you ought not to be in Coronado, and they don't want you anyway.†   (source)
  • The dogs continually cause wonder with their endurance, joy, and intelligence.†   (source)
  • When he left the store that first day, as motes of dust filled the space he left behind, her own life seemed drab beyond endurance.†   (source)
  • As December temperatures fell, the roll calls became true endurance tests and many did not survive.†   (source)
  • In January, all of Coach Reed's classes were starting a new unit in PE: Physical Fitness and Endurance.†   (source)
  • I loathed them all as they passed me by, loathed that what passed for courage and endurance was in reality apathy even in the face of death.†   (source)
  • He had come out of nowhere, Mohammed Zeitoun, a sailor's son from the tiny island of Arwad, and stunned everyone with his strength and endurance.†   (source)
  • Later on, she'll expect more endurance.†   (source)
  • His stints at the typewriter grew gradually longer as the pain slowly receded and some of his endurance returned …. but ultimately he wasn't able to write fast enough to satisfy her demands.†   (source)
  • He's training to break the world endurance record for sitting in a cage full of poisonous snakes, for the Guinness Book of Records.†   (source)
  • It'll do you good—try to think of it as endurance training.†   (source)
  • Each of these items of news raised our spirits, strengthening our powers of endurance and our belief that Germany would be defeated in the near future.†   (source)
  • And then he'd got a job on the boats that plied up and down the St. Lawrence River, and then on the Lake boats, which were glad to have him, as he was very strong, with a grand lot of endurance, and could work without stopping, just like a steam engine; and that was well enough for a time.†   (source)
  • They had a legendary endurance, but there would be no avoiding the price, either.†   (source)
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  • Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation: conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.
  • Over the years, the stories my grandmother told me have endured as a source of wisdom in my life.
    endured = continued to exist
  • Weeping may endure for a night, but how many of you know that JOY—!   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • She knew this was not a dark side to Nature, just inventive ways to endure against all odds.   (source)
    endure = continued to exist
  • Papa, to his enduring credit, was adamant.   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continuing to exist through time)
  • As bad as were the physical consequences of captivity, the emotional injuries were much more insidious, widespread, and enduring.   (source)
  • How could such variation endure, such endless iteration of minds and faces?   (source)
    endure = survive
  • Nothing endures, not a tree, not love, not even a death by violence.   (source)
    endures = lasts forever
  • The filmy enchantments of mirage could not endure the cold ocean water and the horizon was hard, clipped blue.   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist in)
  • You will endure, Fai.   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
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  • Our friendship shall endure, Eragon.   (source)
  • Most of their earlier settlements had long disappeared and been forgotten in Bilbo's time; but one of the first to become important still endured, though reduced in size;   (source)
    endured = continued to exist
  • the human body as transitory and fragile and, by contrast, the soul as enduring.   (source)
    enduring = continuing to exist
  • Their memory of people endured long after all other traces of domestication were gone;   (source)
    endured = continued to exist
  • We want a peace that endures.   (source)
    endures = continues to exist
  • the thing she resented with enduring anger and distaste,   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continuing to exist through time)
  • That it sought power because men in the mass were frail cowardly creatures who could not endure liberty or face the truth, and must be ruled over and systematically deceived by others who were stronger than themselves.   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist in)
  • [of war] I see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and enduring.   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continuing to exist through time)
  • A pause; it endured horribly.   (source)
    endured = lasted (continue to exist)
  • just a will to endure and a foreknowing of defeat   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • She was so good and brave that we all felt that our hearts were strengthened to work and endure for her, and we began to discuss what we were to do.   (source)
    endure = continue to work through hardships
  • She was before him, provocative, enduring.   (source)
    enduring = continuing to exist
  • And that fear shall endure a little longer.   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • This endured for some time.   (source)
    endured = continued
  • This old mountain ... endured because of the spirit of nature.   (source)
    endured = continued to exist
  • ...quite the subtlest, most enduring odor I ever met.   (source)
    enduring = continuing to exist
  • The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continue to exist)
  • ...this Starbuck seemed prepared to endure for long ages to come,   (source)
    endure = survive or continue to exist
  • The meal hardly endured ten minutes.   (source)
    endured = lasted; or continued to exist
  • they have endured but an instant   (source)
    endured = lasted (continued to exist)
  • He then took his leave with a boyish exuberance of gayety, assuring her that her seclusion would endure but a little longer,   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • The tranquillity which I now enjoyed did not endure.   (source)
  • Now we are engaged in a great civil war. . .testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated. . . can long endure.   (source)
  • In her usefulness, in Fanny's excellence, in William's continued good conduct and rising fame, and in the general well-doing and success of the other members of the family, all assisting to advance each other, and doing credit to his countenance and aid, Sir Thomas saw repeated, and for ever repeated, reason to rejoice in what he had done for them all, and acknowledge the advantages of early hardship and discipline, and the consciousness of being born to struggle and endure.   (source)
    endure = work through hardships
  • Enkidu cried to Gilgamesh, "My friend, we boasted that we would leave enduring names behind us."   (source)
    enduring = continuing to exist
  • Her calm gray eyes held mine. Her brow was arched like a temple, I thought. Graceful and enduring.   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continuing to exist through time)
  • But men are better than gates, and no gate will endure against our Enemy if men desert it.   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • That was why I couldn't say anything or listen to anything about him, because he endured so forcefully that what I had to say would have seemed crazy to anyone else—I could not use the past tense, for instance—and what they had to say would be incomprehensible to me.   (source)
    endured = continued to exist
  • Time ticked on, and still Louie remained in the same position, conscious and yet not, the beam over his head, his eyes on the Bird's face, enduring long past when his strength should have given out.   (source)
    enduring = lasting (continuing through time)
  • the spell endured   (source)
    endured = continued to exist
  • And what way of knowing that the dominion of the Party would not endure forever?   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist in)
  • It would never endure.   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist)
  • If he could get her at a table by herself, somewhere in the middle of the room, not too near the telescreens, and with a sufficient buzz of conversation all round — if these conditions endured for, say, thirty seconds, it might be possible to exchange a few words.   (source)
    endured = lasted (continue to exist)
  • Man's yesterday may ne'er be like his morrow; Nought may endure but mutability!   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • I am content to suffer alone while my sufferings shall endure;   (source)
    endure = last (continue to exist)
  • But this was a luxury of sensation that could not endure; I became fatigued with excess of bodily exertion and sank on the damp grass in the sick impotence of despair.   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
  • He had escaped me, and I must commence a destructive and almost endless journey across the mountainous ices of the ocean, amidst cold that few of the inhabitants could long endure and which I, the native of a genial and sunny climate, could not hope to survive.   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist in)
  • I could only think of the bourne of my travels and the work which was to occupy me whilst they endured.   (source)
    endured = lasted (continued to exist)
  • Six years had passed since then: I was a wreck, but nought had changed in those savage and enduring scenes.   (source)
    enduring = continuing to exist (through time in memory)
  • Almost spent, as I was, by fatigue and the dreadful suspense I endured for several hours, this sudden certainty of life rushed like a flood of warm joy to my heart, and tears gushed from my eyes.   (source)
    endured = lasted (continued to exist)
  • The wonder is, he hath endur'd so long:   (source)
    endur'd = lasted (continued to survive)
    unconventional spelling: This is more commonly spelled endured.
  • The business she hath broached in the state Cannot endure my absence.   (source)
    endure = survive (continue to exist in)
  • But worldly joy may not always endure   (source)
    endure = continue to exist
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  • Endured, and resented.†   (source)
  • Much could be endured for that.†   (source)
  • After answering all their questions, I had to endure the luggage search.†   (source)
  • She simply endured silently, and would never consider implicating others.†   (source)
  • After all we'd been through, I just had to endure one more day.†   (source)
  • And after enduring all of that, here was the Count sitting alone in his study counting the minutes.†   (source)
  • Two decades later, I ran into the teacher who had endured my first foray into kindergarten.†   (source)
  • I couldn't watch what these men were enduring.†   (source)
  • You yourself know the abuse our people are forced to endure.†   (source)
  • I knew this would be the last time I would have to endure this depressing song.†   (source)
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  • But here in the desert, nothing green could survive except tiny evergreen acacia bushes, which somehow endured the long winter months with almost no water.†   (source)
  • How much loneliness endured?†   (source)
  • She lets Penny put hats on her and somehow endures Penny's hugs, which can sometimes feel more like choke holds.†   (source)
  • Looking down the peaceful street, it seemed no one could imagine the terror we had all endured.†   (source)
  • Every hurt he'd ever suffered, every ache he'd ever endured-it was all as gone as an expired breath.†   (source)
  • I am only sorry you had to endure captivity for so long.†   (source)
  • Herbert endured perilous missions in which he saw friends get killed or seriously injured.†   (source)
  • The girl walked off looking rather hurt, and Harry had to endure Dean's, Seamus's, and Ron's taunts about her all through History of Magic.†   (source)
  • Bod endured the lesson.†   (source)
  • We endure.†   (source)
  • Especially when I realized that he probably endured it all the time.†   (source)
  • Then Cole felt a growing resentment that he was being forced to endure this lonely existence.†   (source)
  • They were trained to endure harsh punishment and to dish it out as well.†   (source)
  • They still exist, locked away in their various prisons, forced to endure endless pain and punishment, reduced in power, but still very much alive.†   (source)
  • Not to have to endure the look in Raleigh Leefolt's eyes when he sees that I'm tagging along again.†   (source)
  • He endured long hours of physical labor to support his family.†   (source)
  • You could just endure it.†   (source)
  • I know what my people endure there, day after day.†   (source)
  • The reasoning for all this becomes clear—they wanted to develop those tissue samples into something, I don't know what—pills, contact lenses, whatever could improve our soldiers, to make them run faster, see better, think smarter, or endure harsher conditions.†   (source)
  • But I shall endure her; I will outlast her, in the end.†   (source)
  • He would retrieve the satchel from wherever he had stashed it and find a place to endure the night.†   (source)
  • All the dangers he is willing to endure.†   (source)
  • For the first time, looking at that beautiful face is too much to endure.†   (source)
  • This is why I endure arms so sore and weak that they feel like wet noodles.†   (source)
  • A few years later, when Robbie won his scholarship to the local grammar, Jack Tallis took the first step in an enduring patronage by paying for the uniform and textbooks.†   (source)
  • First, it endured reentry via a heat shield.†   (source)
  • "As the sword was cutting me down," said the ghost, "I thought this was the worst I would ever have to endure.†   (source)
  • Archeon was built to endure war, not peace.†   (source)
  • We want to thank all of those who helped search for our daughter three years ago for their enduring support.†   (source)
  • He ate terrible food; endured embarrassment and humiliation as he used the toilet in front of his cellmates; and even heard, late one night, the horrifying but unmistakable sounds of a boy being raped.†   (source)
  • Learn what you can endure.†   (source)
  • She was twelve, with chubby cheeks and heavy legs—all the things she'd felt grateful her daughters had escaped had been her son's to endure.†   (source)
  • All I could do was survive and endure ….†   (source)
  • But if it meant that I'd finally be able to put my grandfather's mystery to rest and get on with my unextraordinary life, anything I had to endure would be worth it.†   (source)
  • He doesn't want to endure her reaction, to watch her lovely blue eyes grow wide.†   (source)
  • Fearful that her mother would suspect something, Tita hurried back to bed where she passed a tortured night, enduring her desire to urinate along with another urge.†   (source)
  • Immediately all the feelings of captivity Thomas had endured in the white-walled prison came flooding back.†   (source)
  • She belonged to a world so well acquainted with fatal gunshots that she had certain expectations about how they ought to be endured.†   (source)
  • But the Starks will endure.†   (source)
  • He felt he could scarcely endure another meal of plain fish.†   (source)
  • What I am about to do, whatever any of us are forced to endure, it is for them.†   (source)
  • It was strengthened by a single enduring belief that together, we as one people are strong.†   (source)
  • But she endured.†   (source)
  • A pain that began before time and would endure forever.†   (source)
  • For during that time he had to endure.†   (source)
  • Stiffly I sat and endured their warm-up questions (did I have any hobbies?†   (source)
  • Could you endure a fraction of that agony?†   (source)
  • The cold was so painful, I didn't think I could endure it anymore.†   (source)
  • People are having to endure much worse than a craving for pickled herring.†   (source)
  • I never realized, though, that by hiding him away from this gossiping, judgmental world, I ensured that my son would emerge shrouded in worse suspicion than I ever endured.†   (source)
  • Outside the church after dinner, many migrants engage in a crude kind of street therapy: Who has endured the worst riding the trains?†   (source)
  • I'm not sure I can endure any more heartbreak.†   (source)
  • Leola had to endure hours of painful reconstructive surgery, during which her husband left her because she didn't have any lips (which I guess is why the movie is called Why Me?†   (source)
  • She fell clumsily to her knees, enduring another bolt of pain from her swollen and bleeding leg, and looked under the bed.†   (source)
  • I wondered where on earth she thought there was enough money to pay for such brutal days as I was enduring.†   (source)
  • Their flights had been the most painful ordeal he had ever endured.†   (source)
  • No other continent has endured such an unspeakably bizarre combination of foreign thievery and foreign goodwill.†   (source)
  • I think one child was all my parents could endure.†   (source)
  • Sol held Rachel and endured.†   (source)
  • We still have fifteen minutes of that wretched movie left to endure in Biology — I don't think I could take any more.†   (source)
  • Clearly this man had heard this tale before and was not prepared to endure it a second time.†   (source)
  • Every single recruit who joins the navy has to endure that exercise.†   (source)
  • No one could endure the hot flames and choking smoke for long.†   (source)
  • The gate became a landmark that endured into the twenty-first century, long after the last hog crossed to eternity over the great wooden ramp called the Bridge of Sighs.†   (source)
  • His fall remains a source of enduring fascination for us and for our literature and art.†   (source)
  • It endures.†   (source)
  • The clanging was back in her head but she refused to believe that she had come all that way, endured all she had, to die on the wrong side of the river.†   (source)
  • "They should be proud of everything you've endured.†   (source)
  • Even now, Coalwood endures, and no one, nor careless industry or overzealous government, can ever completely destroy it--not while we who once lived there may recall our life among its places, or especially remember rockets that once leapt into the air, propelled not by physics but by the vibrant love of an honorable people, and the instruction of a dear teacher, and the dreams of boys.†   (source)
  • They endured.†   (source)
  • Endure.†   (source)
  • I am the one whose word endures.†   (source)
  • I met hard-working, illiterate, religious people willing to risk injury and endure pain for the benefit of their families.†   (source)
  • Beneath the porch light of her house, Viviana and I talked, caressed and endured.†   (source)
  • He managed to endure the whole boring week of school for that one half hour on Friday afternoons when they'd sit on the worn-out rug on the floor of the teachers' room (there was no place else in the building for Miss Edmunds to spread out all her stuff) and sing songs like "My Beautiful Balloon,"†   (source)
  • Estha said with his enduring pragmatism.†   (source)
  • His car's stuck up there on Thornley Bush and he's having to endure Harry's speeches as a result.†   (source)
  • I was now on the easier-to-endure palliative chemo.†   (source)
  • History teaches us that tyranny has never endured.†   (source)
  • I didn't need it to endure or sustain.†   (source)
  • They were simpler pains, easier to endure.†   (source)
  • Prchal endures a verbal mugging, and each time she tries, calmly, to respond, he pounces again.†   (source)
  • Before me things created were none, save things Eternal, and eternal I endure.†   (source)
  • For years Fermina Daza had endured her husband's jubilant dawns with a bitter heart.†   (source)
  • Anything to make up for what she'd had to endure.†   (source)
  • You couldn't endure seeing your Bene Gesserit witch grovel in Piter's pain amplifiers.†   (source)
  • When I came home I knew what to expect, and I prepared myself to endure it.†   (source)
  • The holiness of the mountain infused into their own spirits enabled them to endure far more than anything he, with his greater physical strength, could take.†   (source)
  • The Hebrews passage flashed into my mind: "Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.†   (source)
  • A swimming pool in Florida, we soon learned, made the difference between barely enduring the withering summer months and actually enjoying them.†   (source)
  • We will all have to endure.†   (source)
  • The fearful is easy to endure.†   (source)
  • Even Britain was not immune from this phenomenon, in fact some said Britain had already split, like a man whose head had been chopped off and yet still stood, and others said Britain was an island, and islands endure, even if the people who come to them change, and so it had been for millennia, and so it would be for millennia more.†   (source)
  • I'm sure I could never have told my story otherwise; I don't think any of us can speak frankly about pain until we are no longer enduring it.†   (source)
  • His body was bruised and broken as if he had endured all the tortures in La Fortaleza he had ever described to me.†   (source)
  • No one had helped me endure the sickly gray months.†   (source)
  • We all assume Dennis Heimline died, of course, given the nature of the things he must have endured at the asylum.†   (source)
  • The old frugality of pih endured.†   (source)
  • She endured grins and friendly winks with equanimity—they almost made her feel better.†   (source)
  • One can only guess how long it took for the poor girl to die, or what torment she must have endured.†   (source)
  • She sat very stiff, cool, enduring him.†   (source)
  • What have we done to endure this?†   (source)
  • And I am sorry for what you must be enduring.†   (source)
  • Why must we endure this?†   (source)
  • His touch was deceptively soft, which made it all the more painful to endure.†   (source)
  • At last, after September, another weather arrives, an Indian summer that occasionally endures until Christmas.†   (source)
  • Alex tried to ignore the last reason she was fighting to stay on this case-the one that pricked like a thorn, like a splinter, rubbing raw no matter which way she came at it: she had a better chance of learning from the prosecution and the defense what her daughter had endured than she ever would from Josie herself.†   (source)
  • How long must we endure?†   (source)
  • Even Isa isn't aware of all the abuses he's endured at home.†   (source)
  • How could they endure it?†   (source)
  • What had endured was the warmth and simplicity of the community, which took me back to my days as a boy.†   (source)
  • During this time, at least we did not have to endure either shouts or blows from the rifle butt.†   (source)
  • Nothing I've endured—the whippings, the scarring, the beatings—none of it matters.†   (source)
  • And he endures, he goes on.†   (source)
  • There she endured her agonals and committed her soul to Christ.†   (source)
  • She didn't feel that she could be herself there, and she was willing to endure a split with her family to live in a place where she could live the life she pleased.†   (source)
  • Something that had endured for years was ending in this moment.†   (source)
  • Silver and the others would not know what he had had to endure.†   (source)
  • Something to be endured, never enjoyed.†   (source)
  • He wondered at her; born amid these wide, cool spaces, how had she endured for a week the fetid atmosphere of the factory rooms?†   (source)
  • My fear was so great I couldn't endure another moment of the conversation.†   (source)
  • I wanted very much to be a person of value and I had to ask myself how this could be possible if there were not something like a soul or like a spirit that is in the life of a person and which could endure any misfortune or disfigurement and yet be no less for it.†   (source)
  • Over the years the gang endured bloody turf wars and, eventually, a federal indictment.†   (source)
  • Better to endure it naked and get the caffeine full force.†   (source)
  • When you were little, endure your parents' warnings, then wait for them to leave the room, pry loose protective covers and consider inserting some metal object into an electrical outlet?†   (source)
  • Xavier endured these witticisms silently.†   (source)
  • Because you can survive and endure and prosper if they let you.†   (source)
  • " Ellaha's sister endured the same treatment.†   (source)
  • It would endure long into manhood and bind them together in history.†   (source)
  • Every other day he endured the punishment.†   (source)
  • I am a noble, self-sacrificing girl who endured his kiss only to save us.†   (source)
  • And they could still feel the sting on their rears as they endured Principal Williams's wooden paddle.†   (source)
  • So much had changed, but what endured was love and trust.†   (source)
  • The hardships Reichardt and Wickwire had endured to reach the summit were legendary in mountain lore.†   (source)
  • She wanted him to endure his first and last taped interview in 1985.†   (source)
  • All this I endured while EL hid.†   (source)
  • As get-to-know you games go, this isn't the worst I've endured.†   (source)
  • He knows that it is not one of the Three, for they have never been lost, and they endure no evil.†   (source)
  • And while the struggle was not pleasant to endure, I think it made your victory all the sweeter.†   (source)
  • I felt she could endure all things and would survive any catastrophe.†   (source)
  • I can't endure her?†   (source)
  • She prayed for the strength to endure this two-day journey.†   (source)
  • He could not endure the suspense.†   (source)
  • She reminds me every day to endure.†   (source)
  • But I will show him what a man can do and what a man endures.†   (source)
  • Endure for a while, and live for a happier day.†   (source)
  • "After what I've endured in the months since my capture, I could certainly use a vacation.†   (source)
  • I didn't know if I could endure the torture of that hellhole, too.†   (source)
  • And I, who wanted to endure to please my mother, was next.†   (source)
  • But the grief implicit in Tereza's dream was something he could not endure.†   (source)
  • Which, to be honest, I can't endure.†   (source)
  • Death would have been better than what I endured.†   (source)
  • It's more that I can't help thinking that if I'd never been born in the first place, I wouldn't be facing those sixty-seven nights, I wouldn't be right here, right now, having just endured that conversation with her.†   (source)
  • Few men have endured the kind of ordeal you faced in the desert, not to mention the divorce.†   (source)
  • When we endure an experience, the experience cannot stay with me alone.†   (source)
  • I'd rather endure a little inconvenience and still be who I am."†   (source)
  • I simply could not endure it.†   (source)
  • He didn't know whether he could endure the awful loneliness any more.†   (source)
  • "The sufferings we endured are beyond description—no tent to cover us at night—exposed to cold and rains day and night," one soldier would remember.†   (source)
  • But if that was all she had to endure, she could.†   (source)
  • You're not sensitive to what some of us have to endure.†   (source)
  • But I do remember how his voice seemed to blend with the cadences of the stream and give the words an enduring music.†   (source)
  • After enduring all we had, I knew nothing could tear us apart.†   (source)
  • Only thus might his resolve endure.†   (source)
  • These days, it's nearly impossible to endure even her own bakeries—the wormy curves of the buttery croissants, the gluey honey buns with fat pecans trapped like roaches in the cinnamon crevices.†   (source)
  • Most of them are a credit to the agency, and others we just endure.†   (source)
  • Maybe they figured humor would help us endure.†   (source)
  • I endure it, for the time.†   (source)
  • And when she had endured this one last thing for her, she would push it up there, too, and then one day give it all to her—Ciel wanted no part of it.†   (source)
  • We endured, while the sharpness dimmed, and the pressure ebbed away.†   (source)
  • Nothing mortals make lasts; nothing the gods make endures forever.†   (source)
  • These are the things for which I am willing to face and endure the less pleasant realities of this world.†   (source)
  • When we finally pulled in after enduring the ride, standing there was an array of folks sporting cameras, taking pictures, and shouting "Tebow ….†   (source)
  • He loved it because he knew he could endure the pain, and even go beyond it.†   (source)
  • Jason wrote it all down, as if he were enduring an hour-long eye-poke.†   (source)
  • And he will endure anything to know that heady sensation once again.†   (source)
  • No angel can endure such solitude for long, even you.†   (source)
  • She wondered how long a man could endure a change of that kind.†   (source)
  • I have had maxims and verses flung at me all day and I can endure them no more.†   (source)
  • I'm amazed by the tenacity with which custom and dialect endure.†   (source)
  • All had to know and endure the awful violence of separation.†   (source)
  • He refused bail and instead called in members of the press to say he would endure confinement because the fact that he, a white slave owner, was being sued by his own slaves for the conditions of their captivity, was a "national matter with which all Americans should heed and take notice."†   (source)
  • This, I am afraid, will endure.†   (source)
  • It hypnotizes them, one and all, and they come back ready to endure another season of darkness.†   (source)
  • He endures them in an agonizing fit of nervousness.†   (source)
  • But then she reflected that this meant he would be without her when his own time came, and she couldn't endure the thought of that.†   (source)
  • For about the next year, she and I somehow endured, though our marriage was under tremendous strain.†   (source)
  • It was a steady, uninspired life much appreciated by Lou right now Head lice had made their way through Big Spruce, though, and both Lou and Oz had endured shampoos in kerosene.†   (source)
  • I refused to even start imagining what Ben had endured while in The Shade.†   (source)
  • —must be endured.†   (source)
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