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Anger and humiliation extinguish my momentary impulse to rush to her assistance.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He discovers that no amount of austerities will extinguish desire, or produce ecstatic contemplation.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But Government with 15,000 Regulars in town, and every Gentleman (but one) on their side, must extinguish the flame.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
These poor wretches fought for the last flicker of the lamp, which the bears wanted to extinguish altogether.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
Vigilant priests were always ready to extinguish systems which could not be made to tally with their interests.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The act was involuntary, for at once dropping his arm he ordered his men to extinguish the fire and to see I did not escape.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
He jumped into bed and lay down, having first plunged the lantern bodily into his jug to extinguish it.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
If he were not dead, he was already so near death that the slightest cold wind would have sufficed to extinguish life.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The soldiers used their utmost exertions to extinguish the flames, working under the direction of their officers.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Italy too had its Protestants; but Italy killed them; managed to extinguish Protestantism.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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