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In Arctic lands labor is paralyzed by cold as it is by heat in the enervating and overproductive Tropics.
As it leads to vain regrets, it is at best an enervating enjoyment, and a needless pain.
PROSE MASTERPIECES FROM MODERN ESSAYISTSJAMES ANTHONY FROUDE, EDWARD A. FREEMAN, WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, JOHN HENRY NEWMAN AND LESLIE STEPHEN
He has had more than enough of that enervating work in Greek waters.
IN GREEK WATERSG. A. HENTY
The air is weighted down with heavy, resinous odours, and an enervating warmth has descended to the depths of the lower forests.
IN THE BROODING WILDRIDGWELL CULLUM
The river was now but a source of enervating intoxication, voluptuous languor, which disturbed them strangely.
Oh, the slow, enervating, dull hours spent in idle and diffuse conversation on the dimly lighted veranda!
The slow, quiet comfort and interest of country life appealed with enervating force to the man whom death had half conquered.
The bees hummed in the blossoms, which gave out a dull, sweet smell; the sunshine had the luxurious, enervating warmth of spring.
A MODERN INSTANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The revolt is also against its sentimentality, its romance, its Amorism, even against its enervating happiness.
GETTING MARRIEDGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Thus we must also subscribe to the "nine pages of enervating music."

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