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abeyance
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
a temporary stop or suspension
  • Creeds and schools in abeyance, Retiring back a while sufficed at what they are, but never forgotten, I harbor for good or bad, I permit to speak at every hazard, Nature without check with original energy.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (1% in)
  • Virginia—The West The noble sire fallen on evil days, I saw with hand uplifted, menacing, brandishing, (Memories of old in abeyance, love and faith in abeyance,) The insane knife toward the Mother of All.
    Book 21 — DRUM-TAPS (32% in)
  • Virginia—The West The noble sire fallen on evil days, I saw with hand uplifted, menacing, brandishing, (Memories of old in abeyance, love and faith in abeyance,) The insane knife toward the Mother of All.
    Book 21 — DRUM-TAPS (32% in)

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