1 If we do not accustom ourselves to eating them, it is because we have better fare.
2 more trouble than it did me to accustom herself to what she terms his.
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3 She was obliged to accustom herself to disrepute, as she had accustomed herself to indigence.
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4 He was trying to accustom himself to the thought that all was over, and that he should die without having beheld "that gentleman" again.
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5 The evening came on, and with it darkness; but however profound was this darkness, my eyes began to accustom themselves to it.
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6 And it takes a long time to accustom Jip to his new residence, after we have bought it; whenever he goes in or out, he makes all the little bells ring, and is horribly frightened.
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7 And if you cannot, child,' here my aunt rubbed her nose, 'you must just accustom yourself to do without 'em.'
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8 It seemed to him something extraneous, superfluous, to which he could not accustom himself.
9 Agathokleya Kuzminishna soon followed him; she could not accustom herself to a dull life in the capital; she was consumed by the ennui of existence away from the regiment.
10 Princess Mary told Pierre of her plan to become intimate with her future sister-in-law as soon as the Rostovs arrived and to try to accustom the old prince to her.
11 It is very sound: one can't permit the land to be pillaged and accustom the troops to marauding.
12 I shall stay here for a few days longer; we must accustom ourselves to parting.
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13 You are aware that my plan in bringing up these girls is, not to accustom them to habits of luxury and indulgence, but to render them hardy, patient, self-denying.
14 She was silent a moment, trying to accustom herself to the idea of Carreen as a nun.
15 In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in daylight.