In Priestley's case there was not merely a sustainment, but a positive advancement of character in later years.
Can we men now on earth claim more of sustainment than lies in the incipient communion with those enfranchised souls?
Now, the idea smote her softened heart that Wilfrid's passion might engulf her if she had no word of sustainment from Merthyr.
The mule had its backers, too; it was the gentler animal, they contended in sustainment of their preference.
They are not bettered by her sustainment; they have not, as women may have, her enaemic aid at a trying hour.
The lace was an heirloom, like her rings, and the contemplation of them may have afforded her some sustainment.
Perhaps she now felt that food necessary to the sustainment of her fiendish designs.