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- And afterward, the Maid set the cloak about us for our sleep; and we then to kiss very sober, and I with anxiousness in the heart; but she with less, because she to have rest in me. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
- No, it was a sort of anxiousness there was about him. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
- Mendelssohn's eyes had for an instant an inward look, then he quoted gently, " Bread with salt shalt thou eat, water by measure shalt thou drink, upon the hard earth shalt thou sleep, and a life of anxiousness shalt thou live, and labor in the study of the law!" - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.