1 Shouldst thou adhere perversely to thy passion for this Rebecca, thou wilt give Beaumanoir the power of expelling thee, and he will not neglect it.
2 You have said as much before, sweet; but such natures as yours don't so easily adhere to their words.
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3 I no longer adhere to my intention of giving with my own mouth rudimentary education to the lowest class.
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4 Napoleon merely laid the cross on Lazarev's breast and, dropping his hand, turned toward Alexander as though sure that the cross would adhere there.
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5 Fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, men, women, daughters, adhere and become incorporated, almost like a mineral formation, in that dusky promiscuousness of sexes, relationships, ages, infamies, and innocences.
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6 He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflexibly adhering to his determination.
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7 His best, if not his only reason, for adhering to the party of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, Athelstane had the prudence to keep to himself.
8 The physician was at first inclined to ascribe this sudden and violent emotion to the effects of insanity; and, adhering to his original purpose, began once again to handle his implements.
9 A skeleton with a tangle of brown hair adhering to it lay among the debris.
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10 Plum-pudding is the term bestowed upon certain fragmentary parts of the whale's flesh, here and there adhering to the blanket of blubber, and often participating to a considerable degree in its unctuousness.
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11 Then, changing his language, he continued, adhering to the imperfect nomenclature of his provincial instructors.
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12 The earth in the cart, with which the seed was mixed, was not crushed to powder, but crusted together or adhering in clods.
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13 As to commonwealths, an instance similar to that of the princes last named, is that of Saguntum in Spain, which awaited ruin in adhering to the fortunes of Rome.
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14 India's adherents bowed coldly and some few cut her openly.
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15 It numbered thirty million of adherents, and it cast eight million votes.