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abide
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David Copperfield
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abide
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David Copperfield
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  • And we have no other place of abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We live in a numble abode, Master Copperfield, but have much to be thankful for.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If it had ever been meant to be lived in, I might have thought it small, or inconvenient, or lonely; but never having been designed for any such use, it became a perfect abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Whatever was reserved for him, he expressly said, or wherever his abode might be, we might rely on this — there would always be a room for Traddles, and a knife and fork for me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If, on the eve of such a departure, you will accompany our mutual friend, Mr. Thomas Traddles, to our present abode, and there reciprocate the wishes natural to the occasion, you will confer a Boon 'On 'One 'Who 'Is 'Ever yours, 'WILKINS MICAWBER.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 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)

  • CHAPTER 61 I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS For a time — at all events until my book should be completed, which would be the work of several months — I took up my abode in my aunt's house at Dover; and there, sitting in the window from which I had looked out at the moon upon the sea, when that roof first gave me shelter, I quietly pursued my task.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …by — HEEP'S — false books, and — HEEP'S — real memoranda, beginning with the partially destroyed pocket-book (which I was unable to comprehend, at the time of its accidental discovery by Mrs. Micawber, on our taking possession of our present abode, in the locker or bin devoted to the reception of the ashes calcined on our domestic hearth), that the weaknesses, the faults, the very virtues, the parental affections, and the sense of honour, of the unhappy Mr. W. have been for years acted…  (not reviewed by editor)

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