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abide
used in Great Expectations

5 uses
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  • By these conditions I promised to abide.
    Chapter 15 (30% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Be good—deserve it—and abide by Mr. Jaggers's instructions."
    Chapter 19 (81% in)
  • For was it not," said Joe, with his old air of lucid exposition, "that my only wish were to be useful to you, I should not have had the honor of breaking wittles in the company and abode of gentlemen."
    Chapter 27 (74% in)
  • I had no claim, and I finally resolved, and ever afterwards abided by the resolution, that my heart should never be sickened with the hopeless task of attempting to establish one.
    Chapter 55 (10% in)
  • "Well, old chap," said Joe, "then abide by your words.
    Chapter 57 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "abide" in Great Expectations.

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