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A tree close to his suddenly fluttered with the unseen life it harbored.

If he harbored any disappointment in him, he does not appear to have shown it.

True, she has been told that it may be so—but the thought is not harbored for an instant.

It was not enough for Layton to protest that he harbored no such intentions.

If man was a rabbit, then perhaps he harbored the check to these creatures of flame.

If he had harbored any doubts as to his success, he banished them.

No thought of supremacy or greater advancement should be harbored for a moment.

And I could have died of shame myself to think I had ever harbored them.

I harbored you, thinking you were a frightened fugitive, and you weren't.

The rooms which he had there are shown and reverenced as places which have harbored genius.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hereborgian, cognate with Old Norse herbergja, Old High German heribergon, Middle Dutch herbergen; see harbor (n.). Figuratively, of thoughts, etc., from late 14c. Related: Harbored; harboring.

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