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Measure for Measure
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Measure for Measure
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  • We shall entreat you to abide here till he come and enforce them against him: we shall find this friar a notable fellow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you think it meet, compound with him by the year, and let him abide here with you; if not, use him for the present, and dismiss him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He must before the deputy, sir; he has given him warning: The deputy cannot abide a whoremaster: if he be a whoremaster, and comes before him, he were as good go a mile on his errand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Would lie were here, my lord; for he indeed Hath set the women on to this complaint: Your provost knows the place where he abides, And he may fetch him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: an abiding desire to
as in: abide by her decision
as in: abide in the forest
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