1 To abdicate with the object of reigning seems to be the device of monasticism.
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2 But the bourgeois of the epoch of la Minerve estimated so highly that poor de, that they thought themselves bound to abdicate it.
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3 "Royalties may not abdicate," fell as a warning from pretty lips.
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4 If we are to credit the monk Austin Castillejo, this was the means employed by Charles the Fifth, desirous of seeing the Plombes for the last time after his abdication.
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5 Their eclipse is never an abdication.
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6 But in that association there is no abdication.
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7 Marius was the master of the house, there was abdication in his joy, he was the grandson of his grandson.
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8 Policar Morrel, who served under the other government, and who does not altogether conceal what he thinks on the subject, you are strongly suspected of regretting the abdication of Napoleon.
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9 A people which accepts a charter abdicates.
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