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  1. Cheer the plucky, chide the cowards who to do their work are loth, And forbid them to grow torpid by indulging selfish sloth. - "Sagittulae, Random Verses" by E. W. Bowling
  2. In this attempt they succeeded so far as to obtain all the information he could give concerning his fall; but he remembered nothing further than that Edith had been the means of bringing him to the snow- hut, where he lay in a deep, torpid slumber, until the voice and hand of Maximus awakened him. - "Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. The whole day, from dawn till ten at night, some of us sat at the table rolling out the dough, and, to avoid becoming torpid, we would constantly rock ourselves to and fro while the others kneaded in the flour. - "Contemporary Russian Novelists" by Serge Persky
  4. Surprise, astonishment, that bordered on distraction, seemed to have suspended her faculties, till, waking by degrees to a keen sense of anguish, a whirlwind of rage and indignation roused her torpid pulse. - "Maria The Wrongs of Woman" by Mary Wollstonecraft
  5. " They then lie torpid. - "The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
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