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Usage examples for prolonged

  1. In fact the chase was prolonged for almost, if not quite, a hundred yards. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  2. The meal was, however, unusually prolonged. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  3. Edison's mail, like that of most well- known men, is extremely large, but composed in no small degree of letters- thousands of them yearly- that concern only the writers, and might well go to the waste- paper basket without prolonged consideration. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  4. You know how deeply I love and respect you, and if the intervals in our correspondence are prolonged it's merely external causes that are to blame. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  5. She hated to hear about death, and the grandest of words, Eternal Life, which to most means nothing but prolonged existence, meant to her just death. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
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