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  • Second, certain parts may appear to you strained, and it is possible that I translate them badly; but they are of no importance; among others, the word agonie, which chokes me; but I cannot find any other explanation.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • And lying thus in such an agonie, I thought vpon the strifes of weake fortune, and the inchauntments of the malicious _Cyrces_, as if I had by hir charmes and quadranguled plaints, been bereaued of my sences.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • On Sundaye mornynges itt is a fayre sighte to see her going to and fro churche in a _chapeau de Paris de la dernyère agonie_, bearyng a _parasolett a la ripp snap mettez-la encore debout_ style; and whych shee sayes is like a _homme blasé_, because it is Used Upp. Sundaie afternoon yee may find her in ye

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Suddenly he broke the silence with the words: "Now my death - struggle begins" [Maintenant j'entre en agonie].

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician

  • And Mélanie she's in agonie and say no-no-no! but if mademoiselle will tell it, yes!

    The Flower of the Chapdelaines

  • His agonie was very great, and his joyful laugh soon turned to grievous gioaning.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • MADAME, -- A peine arrivée dans cette contrée hospitalière après 9 jours d'une cruelle agonie, mon premier sentiment, après avoir béni la

    The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853 A Selection from her Majesty's correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861

  • There is a passage from Condorcet's _Des Progr�s de l'esprit humain_, which seems to have been written as a warning to our epoch: _Le z�le religieux des philosophes et des grands n'�tait qu'une d�votion politique: et toute religion, qu'on se permet de d�fendre comme une croyance qu'il est utile de laisser au peuple, ne peut plus esp�rer qu'une agonie plus ou moins prolong�e_.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Des Progrès de l’esprit humain, which seems to have been written as a warning to our epoch: Le zèle religieux des philosophes et des grands n’était qu’une dévotion politique: et toute religion, qu’on se permet de défendre comme une croyance qu’il est utile de laisser au peuple, ne peut plus espérer qu’une agonie plus ou moins prolongée.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • "Le 27th Juin, 1862, le trois-mats Britannia, de Glasgow, a sombre apres une longue agonie dans les mers australes sur les cotes de la Nouvelle Zelande -- in English Zealand.

    In Search of the Castaways


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