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The lighthouse is nearly eighty feet high, and withstands the most violent storms, without sustaining the smallest injury.
Its great virtue is that it withstands a soil largely composed of lime.
The nozzle proper is made from copper, because it withstands the heat of the flame better than other less suitable metals.
But if a hero withstands them it is not difficult to slay Balatchko when his wind and flame have left him.
New Zealand spinach is satisfactory for growing in warm climates, as it withstands heat better than the ordinary spinach.
It bears but one crop a year, will grow in any soil, and withstands dry weather.
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The strong trust that has grown in the course of a religious life withstands the shock, and carries the soul through the crisis.
Yet nevertheless, tho the raging Waves run upon the Ship, and fly over his head, he withstands it all.
The vine is very resistant to phylloxera and withstands drouth well.
Fate withstands, and lays divine bars on unmoved mortal ears.

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