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Edith's sense of humour, her warmth and her refusal to be resentful make her a survivor in the true sense of the word.
After trucks fought their way through hostile towns to resupply us, I found myself hoarding rations like a shipwreck survivor.
In spite of his brush with big city anomie, he's a survivor, someone who tries to find the good in every situation and strives to be agreeable.
George is the survivor, the cat with nine lives, and he has an autobiography for every one of them.
It begins with a train crash, from which there is one survivor, miraculously unharmed.
A life ring secured to a line was thrown to the survivor and he was pulled to the rescue aircraft.
The members are active in survivor and community groups and represent underserved populations.
Meanwhile, out on the patio, the sole survivor of the six lupins we planted last year has produced a splendid spear of pale pink blossom.
Sam seems to have been an exquisite survivor, a charming shape-shifter, a talented and highly successful magician, acrobat and showman.
Unknown to our crew, the skipper had told the squadron our aircraft had ditched, and survivor status was unknown.
Instead of loosing my mind, or scrounging for food, or searching for a soul survivor, I decided to do my laundry instead.
A survivor of fire, flood and suburbia, Christ Church is a remarkable artefact of Wellington's early settlement.
A tsunami survivor is battling against ill-health to sit her exams next term.
The later we leave it, the more the pension becomes a tontine in which the survivor takes all.
But the moggy could soon be purring with pleasure if it wins the final of the ultimate survivor category of the Rescue Cat of the Year Award.
Property held under a joint tenancy rather than separately passes to the survivor on death.
One survivor said a meeting was being held in an upstairs room when the blast occurred.
When survivor stories are told, history moves from mythic quality to reality.
What would be the value of a lone survivor, pointlessly holding out in a blighted, boarded-up street?
Still, the fact that every finisher is received like a survivor from some misbegotten Arctic expedition is nice.
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Examples from Classical Literature
If, however, there are descendants, the survivor has the exclusive management of the community property.
She is the last survivor of the quorum, and is now fast fading into dotage.
It was headed by van Geelen, the only survivor of the skirmish in Friesland.
He raced forward, seized an entrenching tool and hauled the dazed survivor out of the mud.
But I have outgone my destiny in living, to stay here the survivor of my child.
I saw only one of the ladies, the wife of the caid, the last survivor out of some five or six.
If the homestead was selected from the community property it vests absolutely in the survivor.
A single survivor in an open boat was picked up off the Cape Verde Islands, in a dying condition.
A breast cancer survivor herself, Wheatley is an entrepreneur, wife and mother to professional rodeo competitors.
If none exists, the survivor is entitled to the whole estate.
If there is issue the survivor has one-half the personal estate.
The survivor has the preference in the right of administration.
The boy was the only survivor of a large family, who had been successively sold away from her to a southern market.
The last survivor of all of us on board the Nautilus will throw this case into the sea, and it will go whither it is borne by the waves.
The only survivor of the family at the present time is a scoundrel calling himself Captain Wragge.
But the survivor could not forget that his name was still in the newspapers, nor blink the fact that he was an unworthy hero of the passing hour.
And while you sit there, and keep watch, you feel like the last survivor.
Even a little elevation makes a considerable difference, and perhaps if there be a survivor of the human race, he will again be found upon the summit of some Ararat.
Fred Broad, manager in the occupational disease and survivor benefits program for WSIB, says the agency is prepared to adjudicate every claim that comes in.
In 1898 the last survivor was carried round Padua in triumph.
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