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forbearance
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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forbearance
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • I made it a rule to forbear all direct contradiction to the sentiments of others
  • Avoid extreams; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
  • I wrote him an ingenuous letter of acknowledgment, crav’d his forbearance a little longer, which he allow’d me, and as soon as I was able, I paid the principal with interest, and many thanks; so that erratum was in some degree corrected.

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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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