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I thank Heaven that the evils which I have suffered have had no tendency to deaden my affections, to narrow my heart.
JANE TALBOTCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
The subtle poison of the emanations from the earth had begun to deaden his nerves.
AFTER LONDONRICHARD JEFFERIES
Wise through long practice, he endeavored to develop her body in order to deaden the blows which a soul so powerful gave to it.
THE HATED SONHONORE DE BALZAC
In order to deaden the sense of smell, second-hand clothes-pegs will be used by the bench and the bar.
The snow will deaden the hoofbeats of the ponies, but keep as still as possible.
TED STRONG IN MONTANAEDWARD C. TAYLOR
The girl had fallen on her knees, and buried her head in the bed-clothes, to deaden the sound of her sobs.
MY DOUBLE LIFESARAH BERNHARDT
In his waking moments he had no feeling, for he drank to deaden conscience, but when he slept he had frightful dreams.
The bugles play—presently you hear them afar off, deaden'd, mix'd with other noises.
All she was sharply conscious of was a pain in one foot so intense as to deaden all other pain.
LARAMIE HOLDS THE RANGEFRANK H. SPEARMAN
I fought so hard to deaden myself that I might not feel, that I seem to have been half dead ever since.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY

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