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Neither they nor their neighbours showed any zeal for the upholding of British rule in Canada.
I have assisted in upholding the strong arm of the government, and yet I have not allowed it to crush you.
They are gone out into all lands: they are upholding the honour of the School all the world over.
She went to bed feeling all warm with electric warmth, as if the gush of dawn were within her, upholding her.
The upholding of this class interest leads throughout to class opposition.
So he betakes himself to prayer for God's upholding, without which he cannot live.
Each one of us reveals his temperamental bias in the upholding of Bernhardt's or Duse's or Modjeska's respective readings.
Jack and Pepper knew well enough that they had no right to touch the bell clapper, and I am not upholding them in their actions.
It is charged with the all-important duty of upholding right and punishing wrong in human conduct, a duty which it never disowns.
Marilla Cuthbert, you don't mean to say that you are upholding her in such a terrible display of temper as we've just seen?
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