Definition of Stiflings
1. stifling [n] - See also: stifling
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Literary usage of Stiflings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pennsylvania School Journal by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania Dept. of Common Schools (1869)
"... and to-morrow's failure may date away back to some stumble over the alphabet, or to the early stiflings of conscience respecting right and duty. ..."
2. Discourses on the Christian Spirit and Life by Cyrus Augustus Bartol (1850)
"... the never quite-silenced voice, that will speak on in the most guilty heart; will make itself heard through all the inward stiflings of evil passion, ..."
3. Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Georgina Hogarth (1891)
"That immortal creature had gone over the proofs [North and South] with great pains—had of course taken out the stiflings —hard-plungings, ..."
4. The Correspondence of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt (1862)
"My complaints seem to vanish like chaff, before the brisk country breezes; I have no longer any throat stiflings or rheumatism, and I go every morning to ..."