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cleave
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cleave
Used in
Main Street
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  • But she found a Washington which did not cleave to Main Street.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He refused to wear soft hats; cleaved to a hard derby, as a symbol of virility and prosperity; and sometimes he forgot to take it off in the house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The church was their society and their standard; they went to Sunday service, Sunday School, Christian Endeavor, missionary lectures, church suppers, precisely as they had at home; they agreed that ambassadors and flippant newspapermen and infidel scientists of the bureaus were equally wicked and to be avoided; and by cleaving to Tincomb Church they kept their ideals from all contamination.  (not reviewed by editor)

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