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adieu -- (French)
Used In
The Aeneid
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  • Make haste to save the poor remaining crew, And give this useless corpse a long adieu.
  • No look, no last adieu before he went, In an ill-boding hour to slaughter sent!
  • "With tears I took my last adieu, and said: ’Your fortune, happy pair, already made, Leaves you no farther wish.

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  • Only adieu, mon plaisir, may we meet again.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • You can perhaps think it is a little thing, Stingo, but it is to permit someone to die without a farewell, an adieu, a single word of comfort or understanding that is so terrible to bear.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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