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Usage Examples for ABANDONMENT

  1. Redmond probably believed that the opinion of Nationalists in the North could not be brought to consent to abandonment of the time- limit. - "John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
  2. To him the glorious abandonment which is the way to achievement is possible. - "Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  3. His warfare is full of ambuscade and stratagem; and he never rushes into battle with that joyous self- abandonment, with which the warriors of the Gothic races flung themselves into the ranks of their enemies. - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada" by Francis Parkman
  4. When girls like Beatrice Earle once learn to love, there is something remarkable in the complete abandonment of their will. - "Dora Thorne" by Charlotte M. Braeme
  5. She was " pure womanly" then, notwithstanding her crafty nature and bad heart; there was something in her abandonment that made my blood thrill. - "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life" by Ann S. Stephens