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Interest as connected with the sustentation of a certain mode of social life.
For this civilisation makes no provision excepting temporary sustentation in hospitals, workhouses or prisons.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
And so all things appertaining to the sustentation of man, in triple and more exceeded their accustomed prices.
There are two funds: one subscribed expressly for the building of churches, the other limited to the "sustentation" of incumbents.
The prolonged, delicate, exquisite sustentation of the pictorial tone seems to me a marvel of ingenuity and fancy.
The Fishmongers had a grant of power to hold land "for the sustentation of the poor men and women of the said commonalty."
And Brahman has been defined as that from which there proceed the origination, sustentation, and retractation of this world.
Next, it came in the shape of the law of gravitation, as sustentation of the cosmos by law and resident forces.
EVOLUTIONJOSEPH LE CONTE
The sustentation of the universe by law seemed to imply that Nature operates itself and needs no God.
EVOLUTIONJOSEPH LE CONTE
The fundamental question that had to be answered in that book was the question of the "sustentation" of the new Church.

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