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But much abatement is necessary with respect to the incredible bulk he assigns it.
The next morning produced no abatement in these happy symptoms.
Still, there was no abatement in the storm, but it blew harder.
True says the proverb,'' said Wamba, interposing his word, but with some abatement of his usual petulance,
But with all these abatements, the business of federal legislation must continue so far to exceed, both in novelty and difficulty, the legislative business of a single State, as to justify the longer period of service assigned to those who are to transact it.
When a thing suited him he paid the price demanded, without thinking to ask for any abatement.
In anticipation of a long residence, and, for the consideration of a considerable abatement in price, she had fortunately paid six months' rent in advance; thus removing from Adrienne the apprehension of having no place in which to cover her head, for some time to come.
For weeks he would lounge around the taverns of the county, in a state of perfect idleness, or doing small jobs for his liquor and his meals, and cavilling with applicants about the prices of his labor; frequently preferring idleness to an abatement of a little of his independence, or a cent in his wages.
Her dejection had no abatement from anything passing around her; a friend or two of her father's, as always happened if he was not with them, spent the long, long evening there; and from six o'clock till half-past nine, there was little intermission of noise or grog.
Fouquet has made an abatement of a third, so that the people have been plundered, without your majesty profiting by it.
For perhaps they have heard some talk, Such an one is a great rich man, and another except to it, Yea, but he hath a great charge of children; as if it were an abatement to his riches.
The evening wore away with no abatement of this soothing politeness; and her spirits were gradually raised to a modest tranquillity.