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  • But her abiding reliance was on Mr. Dick.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Considering that you are young, and striving for a place in life, I think it would be well to say that you would readily abide by any conditions they might impose upon you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I see myself passing on among the novelties of foreign towns, palaces, cathedrals, temples, pictures, castles, tombs, fantastic streets the old abiding places of History and Fancy as a dreamer might; bearing my painful load through all, and hardly conscious of the objects as they fade before me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Spenlow conducted me through a paved courtyard formed of grave brick houses, which I inferred, from the Doctors' names upon the doors, to be the official abiding-places of the learned advocates of whom Steerforth had told me; and into a large dull room, not unlike a chapel to my thinking, on the left hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

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