Their first object was her sister; and she was more grieved than astonished to hear, in reply to her minute inquiries, that though Jane always struggled to support her spirits, there were periods of dejection.
She knew not how to support herself, and from actual weakness sat down and cried for half-an-hour.
He had some intention, he added, of studying law, and I must be aware that the interest of one thousand pounds would be a very insufficient support therein.
I joined them unexpectedly a day or two before the intended elopement, and then Georgiana, unable to support the idea of grieving and offending a brother whom she almost looked up to as a father, acknowledged the whole to me.
On his quitting the room she sat down, unable to support herself, and looking so miserably ill, that it was impossible for Darcy to leave her, or to refrain from saying, in a tone of gentleness and commiseration, “Let me call your maid.
Continue for the present to write to me by every opportunity: I may receive your letters on some occasions when I need them most to support my spirits.
But Caroline Beaufort possessed a mind of an uncommon mould, and her courage rose to support her in her adversity.
She procured plain work; she plaited straw and by various means contrived to earn a pittance scarcely sufficient to support life.
No mortal could support the horror of that countenance.
Dear lady, I had none to support me; all looked on me as a wretch doomed to ignominy and perdition.