“A woman should not be try'd beyond her Strength, and continual dropping will wear away a Stone -- ay, more -- a Diamond.”
“He continued to need Parmenion’s support, but little by little he would begin to wear away the old man’s power as his own grew.”
“Tommy, if you keep grinding your teeth like that, they'll wear away and you'll have to have dentures like Aunt Ester.”
“KK-drive starships did not fall slowly to pieces, did not wear away like ancient ships of the sea.”
“At night home, where supped Mr. Turner and his wife, and Betty and Mercer and Pelling, as merry as the ill, melancholy humour that my wife was in, would let us, which vexed me; but I took no notice of it, thinking that will be the best way, and let it wear away itself.”
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