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Men of science strove to read the riddle of life; to guide and to succour their fellow creatures.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He became irritable, distressed, and anxious—struggled hard to get the needful sum together, struggled and strove; but failed.
“This accompanied it,” said Winifred, with a restraint that might have warned her hearer of the passion it strove to conceal.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
In this she differed from others of her sect, who strove to convey the idea of humility both outwardly and inwardly.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I saw in my vision by night, and behold the four winds of the heavens strove upon the great sea.
He dreamt of a serpent coiling around his throat, and when he strove to grasp it the slimy thing glided away from his clutch.
Here he strove with gentle dignity to try to withdraw his hand, but all to no purpose.
They strove together, the devil and Worse, from morning until evening, and at night when he dreamt.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
"Oh yes, I think so," she answered, in a voice which strove to appear quite indifferent to the question.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
He was not loved as a lover dreams of being loved; he knew this, and he strove to make himself respected, loved, and cherished.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC

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