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  • n. Plural form of vigour.


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  • And fresh from the flushed faces of the dancing halls, the voluntary vigours of the business quarter,

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Afflicted with much terror his vigours soon pervert,

    Wealthy London Prentice

  • Neville had no personal achievements; she had only her love for Rodney, Gerda and Kay, her interest in the queer, enchanting pageant of life, her physical vigours (she could beat any of the rest of them at swimming, walking, tennis or squash) and her active but wasted brain.

    Dangerous Ages

  • But his newspaper correspondence from Rome and Paris is notable chiefly for the vigours of his criticisms upon men and measures, expressed, as these were, in most caustic language.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Deep womb'd within it, and can shoot strange vigours:

    Georgian Poetry 1911-12

  • And fresh from the flushed faces of the dancing halls, the voluntary vigours of the business quarter, Graham could note the pinched faces, the feeble muscles, and weary eyes of many of the latter-day workers.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • What time he had for his practice and students would remain a mystery, were it not for the manifest price he paid in the vigours of all but will and brain.

    The Conqueror

  • It was not now term time, and most of his brethren were absent from London, recruiting their strength among the Alps, or drinking in vigours for fresh campaigns with the salt sea breezes of Kent and Sussex, or perhaps shooting deer in Scotland, or catching fish in Connemara.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • There is little doubt that Senderos 'confidence is still not strong enough to sustain the vigours of playing in the heart of Arsenal's defence.

    Soccer Blogs - latest posts

  • i must say, edmund, it was jolly nice of you to ask me to share your breakfast before the vigours of the day begin. blackadder it is said, percy, that the civilised man seeks out good and intelligent company so that through the learned discourse he may rise above the savage and closer to god. percy

    ianthopia Diary Entry


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  • "Set on a picturesque horseshoe bend this historic area of outback station country would make a perfect getaway from the vigours of city life."

    - Be a part of Aussie History,, 17 August 2009.

    August 17, 2009