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As I Lay Dying
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  • I even held Anse refraining still, not that I was holding him recessional, but as though nothing else had ever been.

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as in: a repeated refrain Define
something repeated regularly -- especially:
  • lines repeated after each verse of a song
  • a phrase or idea often repeated by someone or within a poem

as in: refrain from laughing Define
avoid or resist doing something
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