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Her task was the more difficult since she herself was held as a threat over her brother's head.

A Young Man's YearAnthony Hope

But King Henry's object or meaning is more difficult to divine.

Royal EdinburghMargaret Oliphant

It was more difficult to frame in speech than he had thought.

I must have it to live on—and the more difficult the prize is to attain, the better worth living will life be to me.

Three ComediesBjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson

Very true,” replied Jack; “and as for a passage home in a man-of-war that will be more difficult still.

Mr. Midshipman EasyCaptain Frederick Marryat

If her reserve made it more difficult to imagine, her intimacy did not make it more easy.

Adrienne TonerAnne Douglas Sedgwick

This, however, is the third thing which I heard—namely, that commanding is more difficult than obeying.

Thus Spake ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche

Then the ice became much thicker and more difficult to penetrate.

The Land of TomorrowWilliam B Stephenson, Jr.

The exact occupational cause of the affliction is, of course, more difficult to prove.

But the letter, or letters, which he received from Babington were more difficult to answer even than the Shand despatch.

John CaldigateAnthony Trollope

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