FORBEARANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of forbearance
Definition:
n. patience; restraint of passions; act of forbearing or waiting
Example:
We must use forbearance in dealing with him because he is still weak from his illness.
Sentence in Classic:
He believed he had taxed the forbearance of the powers above to the extremity of endurance and that this was the result.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
But, it was only the pleasanter to turn to Biddy and to Joe, whose great forbearance shone more brightly than before, if that could be, contrasted with this brazen pretender.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sparsit sedately resumed her work and occasionally gave a small cough, which sounded like the cough of conscious strength and forbearance.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
If not, and you appeal to my forbearance, and the mercy of those you have deeply injured, seat yourself, without a word, in that chair.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
You are too much alike and too fond of freedom, not to mention hot tempers and strong wills, to get on happily together, in a relation which needs infinite patience and forbearance, as well as love.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
The forbearance of her family on a point, respecting which she could be in no doubt of their wishes, might be their surest means of forwarding it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
She highly approved his forbearance, and they had leisure for a full discussion of it, and for all the commendation which they civilly bestowed on each other, as Wickham and another officer walked back with them to Longbourn, and during the walk he particularly attended to her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Elinor wished that the same forbearance could have extended towards herself, but that was impossible, and she was obliged to listen day after day to the indignation of them all.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
Seeing, however, that his forbearance had not the slightest effect, by an awful and unspeakable intimation with his twisted hand he warned off the foolish and infatuated man; but it was to no purpose.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
As we have seen, therefore, he permitted his former host to retire without attempting a recognition, but fully promising himself a rich indemnity for his present forbearance should chance afford him another opportunity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
It may be observed that at the very moment when, thanks to the ray of the sun, he perceived the gun barrel, he was thinking with astonishment on the forbearance of his Eminence with respect to him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context