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nurture
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
help develop or grow
  • All the favorite outdoor nooks about home, which seemed to have done their part with her parents in nurturing and cherishing her, were now mixed up with the home-sadness, and gathered no smile from the sunshine.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (34% in)
  • Where, then, would be all the memories of early striving; all the deep pity for another's pain, which had been nurtured in her through years of affection and hardship; all the divine presentiment of something higher than mere personal enjoyment, which had made the sacredness of life?
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (11% in)
  • I was nurtured in the sense of privation; I never expected happiness; and in knowing you, in loving you, I have had, and still have, what reconciles me to life.
    7.3 -- Book 7 Chapter 3 -- Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable…. (81% in)

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