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abstinence
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • The bargain might appear unequal; but there was still another consideration in the scales; for while Jekyll would suffer smartingly in the fires of abstinence, Hyde would be not even conscious of all that he had lost.

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  • Both of us were feeling the mild and pleasant strain of abstinence, and now, safely removed from curious eyes and ears, we came together with an impact that made my lips and fingers tingle with a rush of blood.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It was a personal feat of abstinence.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief

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