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forswear
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The Winter's Tale
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  • —To do this deed, Promotion follows: if I could find example Of thousands that had struck anointed kings And flourish’d after, I’d not do’t; but since Nor brass, nor stone, nor parchment, bears not one, Let villainy itself forswear’t.
  • Never saw I Wretches so quake: they kneel, they kiss the earth; Forswear themselves as often as they speak: Bohemia stops his ears, and threatens them With divers deaths in death.

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  • asked the Palestinians to forswear terrorism
  • Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight, For I never saw true beauty till this night.
    Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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