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used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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refraining (holding back) from acting


patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • He boasted much of the forbearance he had exercised towards me, and reminded me that there was a limit to his patience.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (16% in)
forbearance = tolerance
  • He told her all; only he forbore to mention how sick and pale her darling looked.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (97% in)
  • But I am not ready to send you there yet, notwithstanding your ingratitude for all my kindness and forbearance.
    7 — The Lover (51% in)
  • Then he launched out upon his usual themes,—my crimes against him, and my ingratitude for his forbearance.
    11 — The New Tie To Life (78% in)
  • Then he would come and renew the old threadbare discourse about his forbearance and my ingratitude.
    14 — Another Link To Life (5% in)
  • I was to escape in a vessel; but I forbear to mention any further particulars.
    29 — Preparations For Escape (41% in)

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