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I don't despair of seeing you one day at the back of her box, and of bearing that you are ruining yourself for her.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
It anticipates the climax of the description, besides ruining the scansion of the line.
We are not allowed to have hearts, under penalty of being hooted down and of ruining our credit.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
What is the real difference between stealing money and ruining something that cost money?
These have been near ruining the Spaniards several times, and obliged them to apply for re-enforcements from Biscay and Senora.
During the revolutionary war the French believed that they could reduce England to impotence by ruining her commerce.
He would set impositions of unprecedented length, and revile himself for ruining the victim's handwriting.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"These people are ruining themselves," said Mrs. John Rowdy to her husband, on receiving the pink note.
A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Ajax grabbed him by the nape of the neck and seat of his uniform, nearly ruining one of the epaulets.
His death was the more sad to me because all his sympathies were with the party bent on ruining our country.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL

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