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forbearance
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • Have you too the old ever-fresh forbearance and impartiality?
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (58% in)

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