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She would see who would keep them asunder now she had made up her mind!

Could men have put them asunder, if God had joined them together?

Split me asunder if he would not say that I had choused him!

Because, dear Barnaby, the endeavour of my life has been to keep you two asunder.'

They bear our name; how could he understand the divisions that rend us asunder?

But the breezes shred all asunder and give them unaccomplished to the clouds.

It was Hagen drew his sword and took the proud Brynild and hewed her asunder.

All the laws of honour, of faith, and of patriotism, tear us asunder.

And straightway Attus took the whetstone and cut it asunder.

An inexplicable reserve had risen up and thrust them asunder.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-12c., contraction of Old English on sundran (see sunder). Middle English used to know asunder for "distinguish, tell apart."

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