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live

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survive

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to have being or actuality

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to have an inherent basis

to have reality or life

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The fact that the conversation between Tom Willard and his son had been rather quiet and natural, as though an under- standing existed between them, maddened her.
It appalled her, nevertheless, to discern here, again, a shadowy reflection of the evil that had existed in herself.
And they were all filled--so many cattle no one had ever dreamed existed in the world.
Now, between Sam and Aunt Chloe there had existed, from ancient times, a sort of chronic feud, or rather a decided coolness; but, as Sam was meditating something in the provision department, as the necessary and obvious foundation of his operations, he determined, on the present occasion, to be eminently conciliatory; for he well knew that although "Missis' orders" would undoubtedly be followed to the letter, yet he should gain a considerable deal by enlisting the spirit also.
It is not pretended that these laws and customs existed in England in the sixth century; no, it is only pretended that inasmuch as they existed in the English and other civilizations of far later times, it is safe to consider that it is no libel upon the sixth century to suppose them to have been in practice in that day also.
So it seemed quite evident that the subterranean outlet indeed existed.
Besides, it had been diligently whispered around that it was curious--indeed, VERY curious--that that wonderful knife of theirs did not turn up--IF it was so valuable, or IF it had ever existed.
He had never seen as much as fifty dollars in one mass before, and he was like all boys of his age and station in life, in that he imagined that all references to "hundreds" and "thou- sands" were mere fanciful forms of speech, and that no such sums really existed in the world.
The element of romance in Aurelia's marriage existed chiefly in the fact that Mr.