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used in Of Human Bondage

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refraining (holding back) from acting


patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • The Vicar, finding his comfort in the practice of a Christian virtue, exercised forbearance; but he revenged himself by calling the churchwarden Bismarck behind his back.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (57% in)
  • Among strangers he had grown up as best he could, but he had seldom been used with patience or forbearance.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (5% in)

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