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abstain
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
  • So they did not abstain; and, in the midst of the uproar, there was a frightful concert of blasphemies and enormities of all the unbridled tongues, the tongues of clerks and students restrained during the rest of the year, by the fear of the hot iron of Saint Louis.
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (63% in)
  • At the most, he gazed uneasily after Dom Claude when the latter ascended the staircase of the tower; but the archdeacon had abstained from presenting himself again before the gypsy's eyes.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (2% in)

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