unable longer to endure

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  • One of the guides left them, unable longer to endure the sight of these precipices so close at hand. Cited from Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence
  • I noticed that our company seemed small; perhaps a few had been wounded; certainly many had fallen out of ranks, unable longer to endure. Cited from Who Goes There?, by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  • Each second became interminable, and, unable longer to endure the suspense, I plunged into the water. Cited from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London
  • "What is it?" called Zoie across the foot of the bed, unable longer to endure the suspense. Cited from Baby Mine, by Margaret Mayo
  • A corporal had died with his hands pressed convulsively to his eyes, unable longer to endure the dread spectacle. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • "What is it?" he inquired at length, unable longer to endure the tensity of the pause. Cited from The Bronze Bell, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He at one time started with astonishment, and at another shifted his posture, like a man who is unable longer to endure the sensations that press upon him. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • Meanwhile, Mrs. Porfer, unable longer to endure the disagreeable business, had walked back to the tree and seated herself at its root. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • Unable longer to endure the pain of her outstretched arm, she dropped her hand to earth; with a masterly effort resumed her smiling face and silky tone. Cited from Once Aboard The Lugger, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • The question was settled, however, when one of his official associates, unable longer to endure the din of the drum, desperately clapped both hands over his ears. Cited from The Duke of Stockbridge, by Edward Bellamy
  • Sir Oliver, unable longer to endure the present state of things, had ridden over to lay before Rosamund that proof with which he had taken care to furnish himself. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • At length, unable longer to endure the growing tension of anxiety and keep up a pretence of eating, de Lorgnes called for his addition and fled the restaurant. Cited from Alias The Lone Wolf, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He did not even have a chance to tell Pierrette his plan for their destruction, for at this point his Mother, unable longer to endure the sight, dragged him forcibly from the scene. Cited from The French Twins, Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • Unable longer to endure this suspense, or, indeed, to maintain themselves in their present quarters, Gonzalo and his famishing followers now determined to proceed towards the junction of the rivers. Cited from History Of The Conquest Of Peru, by Wm H. Prescott
  • Unable longer to endure this desperate state, he acted upon a sudden resolve, and set sail in his ship, Ellida, for the home of the princess, determined to ask formally for her hand in marriage. Cited from Journeys Through Bookland V3, Charles H. Sylvester
  • Unable longer to endure her anxiety respecting her father, Esther determined not to await the return of Mr. Walters, which had already been greatly delayed, but to go herself in search of him. Cited from The Garies and Their Friends, by Frank J. Webb
  • Finally, unable longer to endure their insolent stares, I drove them with stones to the top of the hill, where they sat in row upon row exactly as in the "bleachers" at an American baseball game. Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it. Cited from Stories by Foreign Authors: German (V.2), Various
  • Unable longer to endure his suspense, he left the camp in charge of Joutel, with a caution to stand well on his guard; and set out in search of his nephew, with the friar, Anastase Douay, and two Indians. Cited from France and England in North America, by F. Parkman
  • Gilberte, satiated with sights of horror, unable longer to endure the sad spectacle of blood and tears, remained upstairs with her uncle, the colonel, leaving to Mme. Delaherche the care of moistening fevered lips and wiping the cold sweat from the brow of the dying. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola