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The existing disqualifications, indeed, were upheld by little but the purely obstructive sentiment.

Even the men who had upheld the archway of swords dropped their weapons with a crash and knelt also.

The Lost PrinceFrances Hodgson Burnett

I see it as a fearful thing, towering, expanding, upheld by the toil and the agony of millions.

What though George Godolphin was your husband, you need not have upheld him in his course.

He was a plain German, upheld by a sense of duty and single-hearted trust in God.

Nearly all these religions have been upheld by persecution and bloodshed.

Erroneous teaching must be resisted; the plain truths of the Gospel must be upheld; but the main thing is holiness of life.

The English people, who had forgotten what war was, upheld the government, and indeed goaded it on to war.

These causes Channing upheld and commended with admirable eloquence, both of tongue and pen.

At heart he suspected young Bradley, if only on account of his insufferable mother, but the laws of hospitality must be upheld.

Far to SeekMaud Diver

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