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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
  • I can’t abide her continual complaints.
  • He couldn’t abide their religious intolerance.

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  • Never say never, for if you live long enough, chances are you will not be able to abide by its restrictions. Never is a long, undependable time, and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it.
    Gloria Swanson
  • You are all kindness, madam; but I believe we must abide by our original plan.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • She wished she had paid more attention to them, but only one glance down a column of print was enough to tell her a familiar story: same people who were the Invisible Empire, who hated Catholics; ignorant, fear-ridden, red-faced, boorish, law-abiding, one hundred per cent red-blooded Anglo-Saxons, her fellow Americans—trash.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I cannot abide to be split and confused—I cannot think straight!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I can’t abide ugliness in factories!
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • I never could abide figures! (where figures refers to math)
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • I never could abide such goings on, sir,
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • "I can’t abide the thought of that Witch fiddling with it," said Mrs Beaver, "and breaking it or stealing it, as likely as not."
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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  • hears the merry noise of Hart and cannot abide it;
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • The one he could abide; he hated dragging God into it.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I cannot abide unresolved conflict!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • That instruments capable of such feats existed had at first caused considerable panic among quite law-abiding people.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • It was not for him to consider further: he had only to confront the obvious, which was that he had made himself quite an impostor as a law-abiding religious teacher.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Why, that there are some folks up on Big Unaka who need pretty badly to appear as very law-abiding citizens.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • As a law-abiding member of the social order I must call the Zurich police and tell them where you are.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • And by the sacred Bill of Rights, you’ll have the protection from the murderer that any honest law-abiding citizen deserves.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • "Law-abiding people," Dubois had told us, "hardly dared go into a public park at night.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • I represent the families of Mary Dalton and Bessie Mears and a hundred million law-abiding men and women of this nation who are laboring in duty or industry.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • And as I have the reputation of a temperate and law-abiding citizen—like yourself, Doctor—I have a certain influence in the town, a little bit of power, if I may be allowed to say so.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • I believe they are a good, law-abiding people.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • He laughed his own pleasant and inane laugh, and burying his slender, long hands into the capacious pockets of his overcoat, he said leisurely—"a bloodthirsty young ruffian, Do you want to make a hole in a law-abiding man?
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • He was doing more than ninety miles an hour and blew past the sluggish, law-abiding traffic, assuming some driver or other would take down his licence plate number.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • …gym floor and there in one of the giant keyholes inscribed for basketball see, groping her vertical backstroke a little awkward opposite any boy heels might make her an inch taller than, a Sharon, Linda or Michele, seventeen and what is known as a hip one, whose velveted eyes ultimately, statistically would meet Mucho’s and respond, and the thing would develop then groovy as it could when you found you couldn’t get statutory rape really out of the back of your law-abiding head.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • After the Georgia legislature declared a prohibition against alcoholic beverages in 1907, Papa quit making or drinking beer — he believed in being law-abiding — and the churches started using fruit nectars instead of wine.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • MR. BENTON: As a law-abiding and generous man, I give him the benefit of the law whether he claims it or not.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • He was the law-abiding element: he wouldn’t recognize criminals.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • "And now," said the stranger, smiling and showing his teeth, "I shall call upon you, as a law-abiding citizen, to assist me in taking possession of my property."
    Stephen Vincent Benét  --  The Devil and Daniel Webster
  • Spangler, Mudd, and Arnold were pardoned in 1869 by Andrew Johnson and lived out their days as law-abiding citizens.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • /Handy/, /kinky/, /law-abiding/, /chunky/, /solid/ (in the sense of well-to-do), /evincive/, /complected/, /judgmatical/, /underpinned/, /blooded/ and /cute/ were also already secure in revolutionary days.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • This emphasis on illicit cash proved to be a winning effort, for nothing infuriated the law-abiding populace more than the image of the millionaire crack dealer.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • And think about this: Lorelle Henry, who seemed for all the world like a decent, law-abiding human being, testified that she was sure that there were 2 men in the store, 2 men involved in the robbery.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Monster
  • I mean, here I am, a law-abiding citizen, never took nothing that didn’t belong to me my whole life, and now I’m stuck with this.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Housing, employment, health, family—these are the factors that determine whether a person returning home from prison will succeed or fail as a law-abiding citizen.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • In an emergency, the poor would panic, become confused and go wild; the "better class" would remain calm and law-abiding, and find an orderly way to deal with the problem.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • Many of the stories, she finds, follow a similar trajectory: This bad thing happened, and this—and I found myself on a train—and this bad thing happened, and this—but I grew up to become a respectable, law-abiding citizen; I fell in love, I had children and grandchildren; in short, I’ve had a happy life, a life that could only have been possible because I was orphaned or abandoned and sent to Kansas or Minnesota or Oklahoma on a train.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Most law-abiding.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • The explanation given was that the law-abiding citizens of the county had had enough.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The first category, generally speaking, are men conservative in temperament and law-abiding; they live under control and love to be controlled.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • If you don’t—it’s a fine, law-abiding country is England, and there’s always a policeman within hail.’
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Murderand I’ve always been such a law-abiding man!
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Since national prohibition was now in force, and since Zenith was notoriously law-abiding, they were compelled to keep the cocktails innocent by drinking them out of tea-cups.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • He was a long-limbed farmer, a God-fearing, freedom-loving, law-abiding rugged individualist who held that federal aid to anyone but farmers was creeping socialism.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She was the nosiest woman in the world and spent most of her life spying on the boring, law-abiding neighbors.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • He kept glancing down at the map, wondering … It just didn’t seem in character, somehow, for correct, law-abiding Mr. Crouch to be sneaking around somebody else’s office this late at night….
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Now, take me on the whole, I’m a quiet fellow: I’m law-abiding, I don’t wish any unpleasantness; but I—I—"
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • We’re a law-abiding people and a slow-to-anger people.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • And Johnny, who was the most law-abiding of us, now carried in his back pocket a six-inch switchblade.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
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as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
  • She abides in the forest.
  • The song is called "Abide With Me."

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  • God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them.
    1 John 4:16 (NSRV)
  • And there we will abide.
    Shakespeare, William  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • And we ask only that his soul enter the Kingdom Hall, there to abide forever.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die
  • Her hands went straying around the keyboard, found "Abide With Me," and played a few lines, real quiet.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • The said dragon abides there,
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • May each drop of it be a weapon and a shield against the presence of all evil and may it be a cleansing and blessing of this humble abode.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • the earth abode of stones
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • He delivered himself to this effect— "It grieveth me, my lord the King, to bear so heavy and unwelcome tidings; but it is the will of God that the prince’s affliction abideth still, and he cannot recall to mind that he received the Seal.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper

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  • 1:4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.
    The Bible  --  Ecclesiastes
  • 39:28 She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.
    The Bible  --  Job
  • 15:31 The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
    The Bible  --  Proverbs
  • 49:12 Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • Seneca saith, ’The wise man shall not take too great discomfort for the death of his children, but certes he should suffer it in patience, as well as he abideth the death of his own proper person.’
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • And one thing at the end of all Abideth, that which all men dread : The wealth is won, the limbs are bred To manhood, and the heart withal Honest: and, lo, where Fortune smiled, Some change, and what hath fallen ?
    Euripides  --  Medea
  • My lord Sir Tristram, said Palomides’ squire, wit you well my lord, Palomides, abideth you in the field, and he would wit whether ye would do battle or not.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • Ah, please you sir, it hath no direction from here; by reason that the road lieth not straight, but turneth evermore; wherefore the direction of its place abideth not, but is some time under the one sky and anon under another, whereso if ye be minded that it is in the east, and wend thitherward, ye shall observe that the way of the road doth yet again turn upon itself by the space of half a circle, and this marvel happing again and yet again and still again, it will grieve you that…
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • My lord Sir Tristram, said Palomides’ squire, wit you well my lord, Palomides, abideth you in the field, and he would wit whether ye would do battle or not.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • In the Great Orchard of Palms, beyond the village of Daphne, in the shade of the palms, Sheik Ilderim the Generous abideth in his tents, and we are his guests.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • In the dim caverns of the gloomy Dis, Where, tracing mystic lines and characters, My soul abideth now, there came to me The sorrow-laden plaint of her, the fair, The peerless Dulcinea del Toboso.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • ’Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.’
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • "And now I repeat the words of the Apostle Paul, and ’now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.’ "
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • The deep and sharp rowels with which Ivanhoe’s heels were now armed, began to make the worthy Prior repent of his courtesy, and ejaculate,—"Nay, but fair sir, now I bethink me, my Malkin abideth not the spur—Better it were that you tarry for the mare of our manciple down at the Grange, which may be had in little more than an hour, and cannot but be tractable, in respect that she draweth much of our winter fire-wood, and eateth no corn."
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • —GERTRUDE STEIN IN CONVERSATION …_One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth forever… The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to the place where he arose… The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits…… All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return…
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • 55:19 God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • Lo! each of us soothly abideth the ending Of the life of the world.
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • Sir, said Gawaine an I had leisure I would speak with you, but my fellow here, Sir Ector, is gone, and abideth me yonder beneath the hill.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • I was sent by the queen for to seek you, and so I have sought you nigh this two year, and yonder is Sir Ector de Maris, your brother abideth me on the other side of the yonder water.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • With that he heard a voice say: Bors, go hence, and bear thy brother no longer fellowship, but take thy way anon right to the sea, for Sir Percivale abideth thee there.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • 119:90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • Sir, said Gawaine an I had leisure I would speak with you, but my fellow here, Sir Ector, is gone, and abideth me yonder beneath the hill.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • 125:1 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • I took up the New Testament from the table, the Russian translation, and showed him the Gospel of St. John, chapter xii. verse 24: "Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit."
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • I was sent by the queen for to seek you, and so I have sought you nigh this two year, and yonder is Sir Ector de Maris, your brother abideth me on the other side of the yonder water.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • With that he heard a voice say: Bors, go hence, and bear thy brother no longer fellowship, but take thy way anon right to the sea, for Sir Percivale abideth thee there.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • I therefore to Hrothgar Through my mind fashion’d roomsome the rede may now learn him, How he, old-wise and good, may get the fiend under, If once more from him awayward may turn 280 The business of bales, and the boot come again, And the weltering of care wax cooler once more; Or for ever sithence time of stress he shall thole, The need and the wronging, the while yet there abideth On the high stead aloft the best of all houses.
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • And the contrary is joy and great solas,* *delight, comfort As when a man hath been in poor estate, And climbeth up, and waxeth fortunate, And there abideth in prosperity; Such thing is gladsome, as it thinketh me, And of such thing were goodly for to tell.
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • And pray him as he loveth me, that he will hie him after me, and that he stint not until he come to the castle where Sir Meliagrance abideth, or dwelleth; for there, said Sir Launcelot, he shall hear of me an I am a man living, and rescue the queen and the ten knights the which he traitorously hath taken, and that shall I prove upon his head, and all them that hold with him.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • And pray him as he loveth me, that he will hie him after me, and that he stint not until he come to the castle where Sir Meliagrance abideth, or dwelleth; for there, said Sir Launcelot, he shall hear of me an I am a man living, and rescue the queen and the ten knights the which he traitorously hath taken, and that shall I prove upon his head, and all them that hold with him.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • Well, you won’t abide here long, I can tell you.
    London, Jack  --  The Iron Heel
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as in: an abiding desire to Define
to remain or endure
  • I have an abiding interest in the subject.
  • Our love is deep and abiding.

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  • The popularity of Mozart’s music had abided for centuries.
  • Love abides.
  • Property left to a child may soon be lost; but the inheritance of virtue—a good name an unblemished reputation—will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last.
    William Graham Sumner
  • These additional formal and informal prayers give expression to the primary function of prayer in Islam, which is personal communication with God for the purpose of maintaining the abiding presence of the divine in the personal lives of Muslims.
    Islam - MSN Encarta  --  http://encarta.msn.com/text_761579171___0/Islam.html(retrieved 05/21/06)
  • Uncle Jack was one of the abiding pleasures of Maycomb.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I would no longer in the bed abide,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • Abide with Me?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Mr. Stone droned …. a Christian can rid himself of the frustrations of modern living by …. coming to Family Night every Wednesday and bringing a covered dish …. abide with you now and forevermore, Amen.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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  • Dr. Finch became a bone man, practiced in Nashville, played the stock market with shrewdness, and by the time he was forty-five he had accumulated enough money to retire and devote all his time to his first and abiding love, Victorian literature, a pursuit that in itself earned him the reputation of being Maycomb County’s most learned licensed eccentric.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
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  • That each should in his house abide, Therefore was the world so wide.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Society and Solitude
  • Clary looked at him in surprise; Alec was normally the most rule-abiding of them all.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls

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  • For fifty minutes a day, five days a week, you abide by my rules.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • He had an abiding dislike of disorder and cared intensely about every detail—wallpaper, paint color, ceiling ornaments—and insisted on perfection.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • The warmth reminded her of Riverrun, of days in the sun with Lysa and Edmure, but Ned could never abide the heat.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • So long as the terms of this pact are abided with faithfully, I shall release two hostages every year, and return them safely to their families.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • My lords would never abide it.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • I cannot abide having her so close.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • Then, hoping he had disarmed their suspicions, he proceeded to the north wall and down the short flight of steps to the eunuch’s meager abode.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • "Has the Crow’s Eye agreed to attend this holy farce and abide by its decision?"
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows

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  • "Well, you are welcome to accompany me to my abode," he said.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Hoops
  • Anyway, much more important: I simply can’t abide the replacement of Chrissy with Cindy.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • The fish abided by these rules.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • My purity was an inwardly abiding Golgotha.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Later she recalled the dialogue—his part of it, at any rate—as he made contact with his St. Albans abode.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "If you think it’s proper, I could escort Signorina Rossetti back to her abode."
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • "You never would’ve made it to this lovely abode if it hadn’t been for us snatching you out of trouble every day How about a hug and we make up?"
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • They were filled with wonder and adventure, but something deeper ran through them, as well—a sense of abiding gratitude.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • I can’t abide being patronized.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • It could have been a modest abode in almost any age—ancient Athens, medieval France, the farmlands of Iowa.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • I too was given the Freedom of the Graveyard, although in my case it comes with nothing but the right of abode.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • We become an odd little family, the boy—real name Hans, I learn, called Dutchy on the street—and Carmine and I in our three-seat abode.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • But Mr. Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • Beaufort had taken effectual measures to conceal himself, and it was ten months before my father discovered his abode.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • By these conditions I promised to abide.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • "The garden in which stands my humble abode is separated only by a lane from Rosings Park, her ladyship’s residence."
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Others abide our question.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Incomplete With it an abode of bliss.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Its abiding place was in all things fitted to it.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Come; Our separation so abides, and flies, That thou, residing here, goes yet with me, And I, hence fleeting, here remain with thee.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • — Good Enobarbus, make yourself my guest Whilst you abide here.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • And the business you have broached here cannot be without you; especially that of Cleopatra’s, which wholly depends on your abode.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • —Ourself, by monthly course, With reservation of an hundred knights, By you to be sustain’d, shall our abode Make with you by due turns.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • I can’t abide to see her reading to herself.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • My own abode is lodgings at Penton Place, Pentonville.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • I want you for my wife—so wildly that no other feeling can abide in me; but I should not have spoken out had I not been led to hope.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • We looked at the venerable stream not in the vivid flush of a short day that comes and departs for ever, but in the august light of abiding memories.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • I would rather abide by my own blunders than by his.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • In your opinion there is a diabolical agency which makes Dartmoor an unsafe abode for a Baskerville—that is your opinion?
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • At last luck seemed to settle and abide with Joe.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Busy Bee had hinted delicately that it was to be an abode for Royalty?
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • But Babbitt could not abide it.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • But she could not trust herself to say it carelessly; could not abide his certain questioning.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Perhaps it was the first time she was ready, perhaps the first time her being was tempered to take an impress of the abiding truth.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • I have abided by your wishes for so long… and it pains me to call, but I must speak to you.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • As you know, I’m quite the jealous type, and I can’t abide her behavior.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • You shall abide here, and if you will, you shall serve the Lady Eowyn, who will govern the folk in my stead.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • He spoke as though he wanted to leave nobody in any doubt that all his ancestors had abided strictly by the law.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • You really shouldn’t be, not if they abide by their own laws, there’s no case against you.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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