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  • v. Past participle of abide

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Examples

  • Because of that the only fighting rule which should always been abidden by from both sides is respect for the other, and respect is for example (for my part) not going to sleep without making up.

    seething

  • Scoff not its homeliness, nor that of its inmates — ye might long have abidden at the court of England, ere we had sought your favour, or cumbered you with our society.

    The Monastery

  • Adelwold shewed a countenance as if he would haue abidden the chance

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (6 of 8) The Sixt Booke of the Historie of England

  • Truly your golden chain hath not long abidden with me, and will now sustain, around the neck of an outlaw deer-stealer, the whistle wherewith he calleth on his hounds. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • ` ` Over gods forbode! '' said the outlaw chief, ` ` I trust the jolly priest hath but abidden by the wine-pot a thought too late.

    Ivanhoe

  • 'By this Art, which whoso will may sacrilegiously degrade into a handicraft,' adds Teufelsdröckh, 'have I thenceforth abidden.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • Morton gazed at her with surprise; for although he well knew that the persecuted Presbyterians had in the preceding reigns sought refuge among dells and thickets, caves and cataracts, in spots the most extraordinary and secluded; although he had heard of the champions of the Covenant, who had long abidden beside Dobs-lien on the wild heights of Polmoodie, and others who had been concealed in the yet more terrific cavern called

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • Scoff not its homeliness, nor that of its inmates -- ye might long have abidden at the court of England, ere we had sought your favour, or cumbered you with our society.

    The Monastery

  • Milaine would have abidden: and although his inforcementes had no good ende, yet notwithstandyng he gotte that honoure, whiche his valiauntnesse had deserved: The whiche was testified of many Epigrammes, made in those daies in his praise.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Fortresse, and the little wisedome of them that defended it, caused shame to the noble enterprise of the countesse, whoe had thought to have abidden an armie, whiche neither the kyng of Naples, nor the Duke of

    Machiavelli, Volume I

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