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The Two Towers
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  • It is a mark of evil things that came in the Great Darkness that they cannot abide the Sun; but Saruman’s Orcs can endure it, even if they hate it.
  • And glad shall I be to see it again,’ said Theoden, ’though brief now, I doubt not, shall be my abiding there.

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  • In what far-off time the main tunnel and the great round pit had been made, where Shelob had taken up her abode in ages past.
  • ’Well, I can’t abide him,’ said Sam.

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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
as in: an abiding desire to Define
to remain or endure
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