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- v. Alternative spelling of aby.
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- v. make amends for
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Lord Glenvarloch as they left him, “You shall dearly abye this insult — we will meet again.”
"That the yemen of horses and groomes of the stable shall not suffre any boyes or _slaves_ to abye about the stables, nor lye in theym, nor in anie place about theym."
I commit never to live, without thou shalt dearly abye it.
The muckle black deil was father to the Frasers, a'body kens that; and as for the Gregara, I never could abye the reek of them since I could stotter on two feet.
` ` By my honour, '' said the Baron, ` ` I would gladly know who has dared to array the poor knave thus; and I trust he should dearly abye his outrecuidance, were he the best, save one, in England. ''
Gregara, I never could abye the reek of them since I could stotter on two feet.
David Balfour, Second Part Being Memoirs Of His Adventures At Home And Abroad, The Second Part: In Which Are Set Forth His Misfortunes Anent The Appin Murder; His Troubles With Lord Advocate Grant; Captivity On The Bass Rock; Journey Into Holland And France; And Singular Relations With James More Drummond Or Macgregor, A Son Of The Notorious Rob Roy, And His Daughter Catriona
Frasers, a'body kens that; and as for the Gregara, I never could abye the reek of them since I could stotter on two feet.
King, and turn the city into a shambles, "-- with a mighty oath --" he shall abye it.
The caitiff Walter -- mansworn that he is -- he shall abye it; but that can scarce be as yet, and methinks it were not well that I entered Scotland with you and your sister at my side, for then must I seem to have overlooked an offence that, by this holy relic, I will never pardon.
Flemings, and plans of bitter enmity against them; and the sight of his murdered father, with that look and tone of the old Dane, fired his spirit, and breaking from his trance of silent awe and grief, he exclaimed, "I see it, and dearly shall the traitor Fleming abye it!"
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