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adieu -- (French)
Used In
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • Take pains; be perfect; adieu.
  • Tongue, not a word:— Come, trusty sword; Come, blade, my breast imbrue; And farewell, friends:— Thus Thisbe ends; Adieu, adieu, adieu.
  • Tongue, not a word:— Come, trusty sword; Come, blade, my breast imbrue; And farewell, friends:— Thus Thisbe ends; Adieu, adieu, adieu.
  • Tongue, not a word:— Come, trusty sword; Come, blade, my breast imbrue; And farewell, friends:— Thus Thisbe ends; Adieu, adieu, adieu.
  • ] LYSANDER Helena, adieu: As you on him, Demetrius dote on you!

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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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