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Trained for years to the routine of factory and laundry work, she could not abide this unaccustomed idleness.
He spent his time with books, a thing Daylight could not abide.
The Pygmies, being ten times as vivacious as their great numskull of a brother, could not abide the Giant's slow movements, and were determined to have him on his feet.
They continued to sing, and it was written that our men could not abide when they came.

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