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His low cunning invents numerous occasions to mortify and harass me.
In one case, indeed, I think he went too far in this compliance, and the result was to mortify her not a little.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
She goes on to describe her subsequent attempts to mortify the flesh by means of fasting.
He wished to mortify me, and please his favorite; but had no desire to dismiss me his service.
Party writers assert that he was brought here in preference to any other spot, in order to mortify the citizens with the sight.
And Matt says that a man of this young man's traditions might mortify you before society people.
Mortify my Uncle and Aunt by a public explanation before a whole dinner-party?
It is for this that these men mortify their flesh, and to set us an example, who would pamper ourselves overmuch.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
For themselves they took the outer ring, and not a word did any man say that could mortify the wound of defeat.
He foresaw none of these things, possibly because he did not sufficiently mortify the flesh.

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