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1) abate. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See synonyms at decrease. 2. To deduct from an amount; subtract. 3. Law a. To put an end to. b. To make void. 1. To fall off in degree or intensity; subside. 2. Law...

2) 6555. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1807-1882. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...s vision, thine The exaltation, the divine Insanity of noble minds, That never falters nor abates, But labors and endures and waits, Till all that it foresees it...

3) The Effects of Blackness Moderated. Burke, Edmund. 1909-14. On the Sublime and Beautiful. The Harvard Classics
...us to everything. After we have been used to the sight of black objects, the terror abates, and the smoothness and glossiness, or some agreeable accident, of bodies...

4) §9. "Hiawatha". XII. Longfellow. Vol. 16. Early National Literature, Part II; Later National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...on dignity without losing its quiet charm, and his genius—shall we say, mellows, or slowly abates in energy? There was no marked falling off in the number of published...

5) 135. Written in Australia by Arthur Adams. Murdoch, Walter, comp. 1918. The Oxford Book of Australasian Verse
...oozes lassitude. But over the edges of my town, 15 Swept in a tide that ne er abates, The riotous breezes tumble down; My heart looks home, looks home where waits...

6) 1367. The Tutelage by Robert Mowry Bell. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...Matter nor force is lost as ćons roll. 10 And mind?—Love life conserves and death abates,— Through the long ages this has nature taught. Under the stars she plights...

7) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...supplied and mercy shown, When not a twinkling star or beacon's light Abates the perils of a stormy night; And for less obvious benefits, that find Their way, with...

8) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...She sees the Musician, 'tis all that she sees! He stands, backed by the wall;-he abates not his din His hat gives him vigour, with boons dropping in, From the old...

9) Paradise. Canto XXII. Dante Alighieri. 1909-14. The Divine Comedy. The Harvard Classics
...grew By interchange of splendour. I remain d, As one, who fearful of o er-much presuming, Abates in him the keenness of desire, 25 Nor dares to question; when, amid...

10) Act IV. Scene I. Shakespeare, William. 1909-14. The Tempest. The Harvard Classics
...vow! Fer. I warrant you, sir; 56 The white cold virgin snow upon my heart Abates the ardour of my liver. 6 Pros. Well. Now come, my Ariel! bring a corollary, 7 60...

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