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."