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This was followed by a protraction of the act of breathing, a reddening of the face, efforts to throw off the clothes, etc.
Worst of all are the world-wide economic depression and political unrest for which the protraction of the war was responsible.
I lament the protraction of your father's illness very much, for your mother's sake, and all your sakes.
Every moment of its protraction seemed still more to unsettle the understanding of his daughter.
It was aggravated through the protraction of the voyage by contrary winds from the customary fortnight or three weeks to six.
We went yesterday to the shore, and by protraction Rua point was distant thirty-three miles.
This, my Lords, is the kind of damage which he has suffered by the want of witnesses, through the protraction of this trial.
Some very extraordinary instances are related of the protraction of life in snails.
The only great dread is the protraction of life into imbecility or the visitation of lingering pain.
An honourable member (Mr. Grosvenor) had attributed the protraction of this business to those who had introduced it.
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