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refrain
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • I only refrained from destroying your confidence in your own second-sight.
    6.2 — Book 6 Chapter 2 — First Impressions (41% in)
  • Mr. Rappit, the hair-dresser, with his well-anointed coronal locks tending wavily upward, like the simulated pyramid of flame on a monumental urn, seemed to her at that moment the most formidable of her contemporaries, into whose street at St. Ogg's she would carefully refrain from entering through the rest of her life.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — To Garum Firs (4% in)

There are no more uses of "refrain" in The Mill on the Floss.

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