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The Aeneid
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forswear
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The Aeneid
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  • Thus while he spoke, already she began, With sparkling eyes, to view the guilty man; From head to foot survey’d his person o’er, Nor longer these outrageous threats forebore: "False as thou art, and, more than false, forsworn!
  • Turnus shall dearly pay for faith forsworn; And corps, and swords, and shields, on Tiber borne, Shall choke his flood: now sound the loud alarms; And, Latian troops, prepare your perjur’d arms."

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  • asked the Palestinians to forswear terrorism
  • Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight, For I never saw true beauty till this night.
    Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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