Cover thine eyes, cover thine eyes, abject animal, and let not thy fear escape thy lips, at least in my presence.
"Since the memorable adventure of the fulling mills," said Don Quixote, "I have never seen Sancho in such a fright as now; were I as superstitious as others his abject fear would cause me some little trepidation of spirit.
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She grew up in abject poverty; though she didn’t know it.