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But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And thou shalt speak my words to them, if perhaps they will hear, and forbear: for they provoke me to anger.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Georgie could not forbear a smile, while Lucy burst into inextinguishable peals of silvery laughter.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Can they stand still when everything is in motion, when everything is stirring, and forbear running whither every one runs?
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Nor can any right-minded man forbear his tribute to the good which Socialistic agitation has done.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
He gone, I late to my office, and cannot forbear admiring and consulting my new rule, and so home to supper and to bed.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
I might tell a great many stories about the smartness of Rover; but on the whole I think I will forbear.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
I cannot forbear from mentioning the Portrait of a Scholar, which seems to me one of his best works.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Ye shall do ill to go thither,” said the Warden, “and I bid you forbear.
THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAINWILLIAM MORRIS
O Warden of the Uttermost House, wherefore should we forbear?
THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAINWILLIAM MORRIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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