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adieu -- (French)
Used In
The Merchant of Venice
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  • I say, To buy his favour, I extend this friendship; If he will take it, so; if not, adieu; And, for my love, I pray you wrong me not.
  • Adieu! tears exhibit my tongue.
  • But, adieu! these foolish drops do something drown my manly spirit; adieu!
  • But, adieu! these foolish drops do something drown my manly spirit; adieu!
  • Portia, adieu!
  • Sweet, adieu!

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  • Only adieu, mon plaisir, may we meet again.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • You can perhaps think it is a little thing, Stingo, but it is to permit someone to die without a farewell, an adieu, a single word of comfort or understanding that is so terrible to bear.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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