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The Aeneid
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  • Not far from hence, along the river's side, In tents secure, the Tuscan troops abide, By Tarchon led.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Aw'd with these words, in camps they still abide, And wait with longing looks their promis'd guide.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …in the wind, The plowman, passenger, and lab'ring hind For shelter to the neighb'ring covert fly, Or hous'd, or safe in hollow caverns lie; But, that o'erblown, when heav'n above 'em smiles, Return to travel, and renew their toils: Aeneas thus, o'erwhelmed on ev'ry side, The storm of darts, undaunted, did abide; And thus to Lausus loud with friendly threat'ning cried: "Why wilt thou rush to certain death, and rage In rash attempts, beyond thy tender age, Betray'd by pious love?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abide by her decision
as in: abide in the forest
as in: an abiding desire to
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