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forgo
used in The Mill on the Floss

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do without
  • And when something like that fulness of existence—love, wealth, ease, refinement, all that her nature craved—was brought within her reach, why was she to forego it, that another might have it,—another, who perhaps needed it less?
    6.13 — Book 6 Chapter 13 — Borne Along by the Tide (10% in)
  • "Well, Bob," said Tom, with a slight air of patronage, the foregoing reminscences having disposed him to be as friendly as was becoming, though there was no part of his acquaintance with Bob that he remembered better than the cause of their parting quarrel; "is there anything I can do for you?"
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — Tending to Refute the Popular Prejudice.... (39% in)
  • I told you long ago that I had never been resigned even to the mediocrity of my powers; how could I be resigned to the loss of the one thing which had ever come to me on earth with the promise of such deep joy as would give a new and blessed meaning to the foregoing pain,—the promise of another self that would lift my aching affection into the divine rapture of an ever-springing, ever-satisfied want?
    7.3 — Book 7 Chapter 3 — Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable.... (72% in)

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