Word usage examples
he had learned her opinions on the subject of Aberrancy over the weeks they had spent together, and while he did not agree with much of what she said, it had enough validity to make him think.
Bal had lent Barrie to us, and without a woman to aid and abet him, it seemed to me that he was powerless.
James abetted him in saying that fifty pounds was not a penny too much to lend on such a treasure.
That quest was abetted by a sympathetic schoolteacher, Rebecca, who saw in the lad a glimmering hope that occasionally there might be resurrection from a bitter life sentence in the emotionally barren and aesthetically vitiated Kentucky hamlet, and who ultimately seduced him.
Poitou, one Geraud Berlai, whom he charged Louis with abetting in depredations against him on the marches of Anjou.
Then the witch with her abhominable science, began to conjure and to make her Ceremonies, to turne the heart of the Baker to his wife, but all was in vaine, wherefore considering on the one side that she could not bring her purpose to passe, and on the other side the losse of her gaine, she ran hastily to the Baker, threatning to send an evill spirit to kill him, by meane of her conjurations.
Then grew Ralph shamefaced and turned away from her, and miscalled himself for a fool and a dastard that could not abide the pleasure of his lady at the very place whereto she had let lead him.
Now he thought that he would abide their coming and see if he might join their company, since if he crossed the water he would be on the backward way: and it was but a little while ere the head of them came up over the hill, and were presently going past Ralph, who rose up to look on them, and be seen of them, but they took little heed of him.
But so please you I will not abide till then, but will kneel to him and to his Lady and Queen here and now.
I am to kill him over again, there is nothing for it but our abiding with him for the next few hours at least.