Bulstrode saw in it not only medical jealousy but a determination to thwart himself, prompted mainly by a hatred of that vital religion of which he had striven
to be an effectual lay representative--a hatred which certainly found pretexts apart from religion such as were only too easy to find in the entanglements of human action.
Out of love, at the wish of his love-god, Steward, Michael would have striven
to learn these tricks and in most of them would have succeeded.
Vainly had Silverstein striven
to stay the spouse's wrath.
To the best of my power I have striven
to give the reader a glimpse of a man's secret dwelling when it is shared with John Barleycorn.
That is, the capitalists had striven
to placate the workers by interesting them financially in their work.
In the extreme neatness and cleanliness beneath which she had striven
to hid her poverty I read all the terrible sufferings of her life; she was nobly reticent about them in her effort to spare my feelings, and only alluded to them after I had solemnly promised to adopt our child.
She was more affected by the request of the committee of a freethinking club, established in the town by some of the factory hands (which he had striven
against with might and main, and nearly suppressed), that some of their number might be allowed to help bear the coffin, than by anything else.
He had striven
to help the unfortunate Harrison at the risk of incurring Wolf Larsen's anger.
There was a buxom Irish servant-girl, who performed all the duties of the little house where the Sedley family had found refuge: and this girl had in vain, on many previous days, striven
to give Amelia aid or consolation.
Haven't I striven
with all my strength, to find something to give meaning to my life?