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Emilia looked as innocent as when Hope had tended her in the cradle.

In the cave he made her a second couch, and tended her assiduously.

Then she added: "The cave where you tended her—where is it?"

He was daily tended by Norah, and received all his meals from her.

I had tended her day and night, and this, in addition to the grief I was suffering, made me anaemic.

The mother was in bed with the infant, tended by her nurse Mary Neff.

But in music there was nothing which tended to that good which you are now seeking.

Nevertheless the form of the work has tended to obscure some of Plato's higher aims.

"Better for them if they 'tended to their own affairs," was the sharp answer.

This is the point to which the pathways of your lives have tended.

WORD ORIGIN

"to incline, to move in a certain direction," mid-14c., from Old French tendre "stretch, hold forth, offer" (11c.), from Latin tendere "to aim, stretch, extend" (see tenet).

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