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It was not enlivening to live together that way, but it worked well toward keeping the cabin ship shape.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The face was nothing to me; but her companionship was enlivening.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
These groups of verdure form a most enlivening contrast to the dreary scene around.
THE CARAVAN ROUTE BETWEEN EGYPT AND SYRIALUDWIG SALVATOR
The young ladies soon entered, and Bayard thanked them for their kindness in enlivening him with their company.
THE BOOK OF THREE HUNDRED ANECDOTESVARIOUS
A portico with a flat roof was erected above the entrance, enlivening the bare and extended front wall.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
Strong light has always an enlivening effect on creatures, whether human or otherwise.
THE BUTTERFLY'S BALLR.M. BALLANTYNE
The track of the rustic was easy to follow, even in the faltering dark; for he was enlivening his wavering walk with song.
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
Louder, and yet more loud the music pealed; and, though it was midnight, the multitude without shouted at its enlivening strains.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 17ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
Mr. Robson spoke also, greatly enlivening the tedium of the evening, and to Mr. Monk was permitted the privilege of a final reply.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
At their repasts occasionally the king himself would preside, enlivening the moment with the condescensions of royal relaxation.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER

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