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abide
as in:  abide in the forest


She abides in the forest.
  to live in a place

or more rarely:  to live with someone or something
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  • She abides in the forest.
  • The song is called "Abide With Me."
  • 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

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  • 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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