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abide
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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abide
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • At first Troy resolved to take no notice and abide by circumstances.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The sensation may be caused by the panoramic glide of the stars past earthly objects, which is perceptible in a few minutes of stillness, or by the better outlook upon space that a hill affords, or by the wind, or by the solitude; but whatever be its origin, the impression of riding along is vivid and abiding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I want you for my wife—so wildly that no other feeling can abide in me; but I should not have spoken out had I not been led to hope.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To an outsider there was not much to complain of in this remark; but to Oak, who knew Bathsheba to be well aware that she herself was the cause of the poor ewe's wound, because she had wounded the ewe's shearer in a still more vital part, it had a sting which the abiding sense of his inferiority to both herself and Boldwood was not calculated to heal.  (not reviewed by editor)

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