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  • He was therefore forced to relinquish his plan.
  • And if, after a three, four, or five years’ voyage she is drawing nigh home with anything empty in her—say, an empty vial even—then, her mast-heads are kept manned to the last; and not till her skysail-poles sail in among the spires of the port, does she altogether relinquish the hope of capturing one whale more.
  • They soon relinquish this turbulence though, and when about three-fourths grown, break up, and separately go about in quest of settlements, that is, harems.

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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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