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He was contemporary with Milton, and preferred before him by critics of the day, but has now sunk into oblivion.
Alessandro walked at the horses' heads, his face sunk on his breast, his eyes fixed on the ground.
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His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.
Jamestown was for a long time the capital of the state, but has sunk into ruin, and is almost desolate.
With a low moan her head sunk upon the old man's knee, and she shook and trembled with violent emotion.
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She had sunk down beside the bed, her head was buried in the pillow; she was sobbing wildly.
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Her head sunk between her hands for a few minutes, but, recovering herself, she turned quickly to Mrs. Rushmere.
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A mist came before his eyes, the cold sweat stood upon his ashy face, his limbs failed him, and he sunk upon his knees.
Lifted to the skies for an hour by popular adulation, he has been sunk into obscurity ever since by historic contempt.
She sunk into Mr. Bumbles arms; and that gentleman, in his agitation, imprinted a passionate kiss upon her chaste nose.

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