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Compounding that is the overwhelming feeling of exhaustion that many of us feel after such a trying period.

It’s going to be an emotionally trying time as they shop for loved ones who cannot be in the same place with them.

Why should it break its pretty painted wings in trying to soar above the sunshine of the hour?

Miss Hildreth, Volume 1 of 3Augusta de Grasse Stevens

I was trying to remember whether or not I'd put moth-balls in your winter suit.'

The Sick-a-Bed LadyEleanor Hallowell Abbott

The alcalde was trying to change the course of the conversation.

Then he threshed his legs, where two of the creatures clung, trying to drag him down again.

She was trying to remember all she knew of the courts of the island—where they were held, and on what days.

The ManxmanHall Caine

His brow wrinkled, as though he were trying to express a thought for which he had no words.

DearestHenry Beam Piper

Now, the probation officer is trying to get the judge to suspend sentence.

Once Upon A TimeRichard Harding Davis

He shuffled along, trying to look like a man on his way home after too much night out.

PursuitLester del Rey

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