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  • Her victory was announced by an unusual tranquillity and gladness of soul which followed the relinquishing of my ancient and latterly tormenting studies.
  • I gave several hours to the serious consideration of this difficulty, but I was obliged to relinquish all attempt to supply it, and wrapping myself up in my cloak, I struck across the wood towards the setting sun.
  • During the two years that had elapsed previous to their marriage my father had gradually relinquished all his public functions; and immediately after their union they sought the pleasant climate of Italy, and the change of scene and interest attendant on a tour through that land of wonders, as a restorative for her weakened frame.

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  • I’ve relinquished—or been relieved of—my seat at the Hall family table.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • I vowed that I would never relinquish my sense of self again, to anything or anyone.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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