bodily exertion

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  • The bodily exertion had begun to wear upon him during the last few minutes. Cited from The Wheel of Life, by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow
  • Yet it was not merely, nor so much, the bodily exertion she had made, as the mind work. Cited from Melbourne House, Volume 2, by Susan Warner
  • Not so much bodily exertion, you understand, as the strain upon the mind. Cited from A Study In Scarlet, A. Conan Doyle
  • Only you cannot send the girl to a piece of work requiring great bodily exertion -- nor does she need this so much. Cited from Your Child: Today and Tomorrow, by S. M. Gruenberg
  • Few, very few indeed, have suffered by the too long continuance of bodily exertion. Cited from Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin Steward
  • The necessity for bodily exertion helped her for the time to set aside the fear that was growing more terrible every day. Cited from Shenac's Work at Home, by Margaret Murray Robertson
  • He will be equally capable of bodily exertion, or mental application, after as before his simple meal. Cited from Complete Works,Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol.III
  • The heart-beat is unusually strong during active bodily exertion, and under mental excitement. Cited from A Practical Physiology, by Albert F. Blaisdell
  • Remember, that intellect has always more power than mere bodily exertion. Cited from The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island, by Wyss
  • His every second word, indeed, was of how he could amass most money with the minimum of bodily exertion. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • All our natures need something more than mere bodily exertion; they need bodily enjoyment. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 41, March, 1861, by Various
  • Depressed in spirits, you will for a time after your return feel incapable of mental or bodily exertion. Cited from Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah 1, R Burton
  • Whenever he could be of service to his friends, or could do any good to his fellow-creatures, he spared neither mental nor bodily exertion. Cited from Tales & Novels, Vol. IX, by Maria Edgeworth
  • What Thomas would have done or said if he had not had this safety-valve of bodily exertion, I cannot even imagine. Cited from Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood, G. MacDonald
  • Often he would vehemently pursue some sylvan sport, till thought and feeling were lost in the violence of bodily exertion. Cited from Doom of the Griffiths, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • On the contrary, he went to bed and slept soundly, like a strong man tired out with bodily exertion. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It consists of no bodily exertion; it exposes the student to no cold, no hunger, no suffering of any sort. Cited from Advice to Young Men, by William Cobbett
  • He had set-to with a will, half hoping to kill his anxiety by dint of heavy bodily exertion. Cited from El Dorado, by Baroness Orczy [More Pimpernel]
  • At length, however, my strength began to fail, my arms ached, though by this time I was pretty well used to bodily exertion. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Bodily exertion being more easy to her now than mental, she took long walks, and came in boasting how far she had been, and looking quite exhausted. Cited from Helen, by Maria Edgeworth
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