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My field of labor was my own heart, which I endeavored to render pure in the sight of God.

He then endeavored to effect an escape, by flight, 277 and the Indians followed after him.

Henriette endeavored to comfort them, but it was in a voice that quavered strangely.

He endeavored to move away, but made some noise and the man heard him.

I endeavored to ascertain who was in the room and what was going on there.

Every man took his place, and endeavored to single out his victim.

Ranging alongside, he endeavored to reopen the conversation, but to no purpose.

At first Captain Dan endeavored to pay strict attention to the address.

When the laugh and smile had run their course, he endeavored to come to the point.

There being no dispute on this point, he endeavored to think of something else to say.