Sentence Examples


  • In that up and down manly book of old-fashioned adventure, so full, too, of honest wonders--the voyage of Lionel Wafer, one of ancient Dampier's old chums--I found a little matter set down so like that just quoted from Langsdorff, that I cannot forbear inserting it here for a corroborative example, if such be needed.
  • Mayhew having concluded his narration, Ahab put such questions to him, that the stranger captain could not forbear inquiring whether he intended to hunt the White Whale, if opportunity should offer.
  • For the books we now forbear to read we shall one day be endued with wisdom and knowledge.
  • Even the massed ranks of UKIP could scarce forbear to cheer.
  • A woman could not forbear declaring openly that her faith had saved her.

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