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  • Still, the old gentleman stood there, glancing from placard to placard, and Nicholas could not forbear raising his eyes to his face again.
  • As he spoke loud enough to be overheard by the other guests who were present, I informed him most civilly that he was mistaken in his conjectures, which were of an offensive nature, and requested him to forbear.
  • Elsewhere, their open display in such a condition would have realised a smile; but, there, it seemed as though even violent and offensive weapons partook of the reigning influence, and became emblems of mercy and forbearance.
  • ’This is the hend, is it?’ continued Miss Squeers, who, being excited, aspirated her h’s strongly; ’this is the hend, is it, of all my forbearance and friendship for that double-faced thing—that viper, that—that—mermaid?’
  • In either case, you can’t expect from a plain man like myself much consideration or forbearance.’
  • Sir Mulberry, conceiving that he had silenced him effectually, could not suppress his triumph, or forbear from following up what he conceived to be his advantage.
  • So remarkable did it seem to Miss Morleena, that that young lady, at the imminent hazard of having her ear sliced off, had not been able to forbear looking round, some score of times, during the foregoing colloquy.
  • He determined to forbear mentioning the subject to Kate until he was quite convinced that there existed a real necessity for his doing so; and resolved to assure himself, as well as he could by close personal observation, of the exact position of affairs.

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  • She recommended regulatory forbearance while the banks repair their balance sheets.
  • We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong...

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