Word usage examples
Here was my wife, who had secretly aided and abetted her son in his design, and been the recipient of his hopes and fears on the subject, turning to me, who had dared to utter a feeble protest or two only to be scoffed at, and summarily sat upon, asking if the game was really safe.
But i have bethought me, that, since i am growing old and past the age of getting children, one of you, my sons, must abide at home to cherish me and your mother, and to lead our carles in war if trouble falleth upon us.
i been content to abide till eld came upon me, but my lord would not have it so, but longed for greater things for me.
End, i will lead you over this green plain, and then go back home to mine hermitage, and abide there till ye come to me, or i die.
Moreover, thou sayest it that the champions of the Dry Tree, who would think but little of an earl for a leader, are eager to follow me: and if thou still doubt what this may mean, abide, till in two days or three thou see me before the foeman.
i made for thee, and one also for me, while i was abiding thee after the battle, and my love and my hope is woven into it.
i have no ability to do that, not even with you enhancing his emotions for me.
Eminences and of all faithful Christians this vehement suspicion justly conceived against me, i abjure with a sincere heart and unfeigned faith, i curse and detest the said errors and heresies, and generally all and every error and sect contrary to the Holy Catholic Church.
i just sat back on my heels and let her tongue lash over me, until at last it dawned on me that the old abo must have gone running to her and she thought we were responsible for scaring him out of what wits he had.
Once was i taken of the foemen in the town where i abode when my lord was away from me, and a huge slaughter of innocent folk was made, and i was cast into prison and chains, after i had seen my son that i had borne to my lord slain before mine eyes.