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  • v. say good-bye or bid farewell


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  • Early on the morning that he and his Heart Companions were to depart for the north country, Conrig went to say farewell to his parents.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • “Ruskin's influence” in that March; or that by Easter he had to say farewell to his old home on Denmark Hill, and settle “for good” at Brantwood.

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • On that day I shall say farewell to Cadmus of the golden prow, and never see sweet Argos again.

    Jacob's Ladder

  • No, by heaven, I refused to say farewell to all that magnificent meat; I'd win back to her somehow, though hell should bar the way, and give her loving what-for until the springs broke, in spite of J.B. and Joe Simmons and J.C. Spring and every other son-of-a-bitch who was trying to do me down - why, hadn't I taken on a black rascal every bit as big and ugly as Joe that night in Antan ', and won through, just as I'd won through all those other terrifying scrapes with Rudi and Kavanagh and the rest?

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • And the less numerous tribe of Antin must also say farewell to the jolly seaside life; for men in such humble business as my father's carry their families, along with their other earthly goods, wherever they go, after the manner of the gypsies.

    The Promised Land

  • I have shown you your cousin, alive as promised, and even interceded that you might say farewell to him.

    Renegade's Magic


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