Sentence Examples

  • Some abstained from eggs and fruit; some confined themselves to bread; some would not take even that.
  • He therefore abstained from determining for each case the specific heats of the solutions he employed, and contented himself with the above approximation.
  • He sat in the Cortes Constituyentes of 1869 as a doctrinaire Conservative, combating all Radical and democratic reforms, and defending the exiled Bourbons; but he abstained from voting when the Cortes elected Amadeus king on the 16th of November 1870.
  • They preserved an absolute chastity and abstained from wine and meat.
  • Night is a person in Greek mythology, and in the fourteenth book of the Iliad we read that Zeus abstained from punishing Sleep " because he feared to offend swift Night."

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