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1) abrade. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See synonyms at chafe. 2. To make weary through constant irritation; wear down spiritually. Latin abrdere, to scrape off : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rdere, to scrape;...

2) 43863. Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...had put, within his reach,A box of counters and a red-veined stone,A piece of glass abraded by the beach,And six or seven shells,A bottle with bluebells,And two French...

3) 763. Toys. Coventry Patmore. The Oxford Book of English Verse
...put, within his reach, 15 A box of counters and a red-vein'd stone, A piece of glass abraded by the beach, And six or seven shells, A bottle with bluebells, And two...

4) From "The Unknown Eros" by Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...put, within his reach, 15 A box of counters and a red-vein d stone, A piece of glass abraded by the beach, And six or seven shells, A bottle with bluebells And two...

5) 20. The Necklace By Guy de Maupassant. Matthews, Brander. 1907. The Short-Story
...and every luxury. She suffered from the poverty of her dwelling, from the worn walls, the abraded chairs, the ugliness of the stuffs. All these things, which another...

6) X. On the Imperfection of the Geological Record. On the Lapse of Time, as Inferred from the Rate of Deposition and Extent of Denudation. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics
...rounded boulders, all thickly clothed by marine productions, showing how little they are abraded and how seldom they are rolled about! Moreover, if we follow for...

7) II. Further Observations on the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox. 1799. Jenner, Edward. 1909-14. The Three Original Publications on Vaccination Against Smallpox. The Harvard Classics
...or puncture on the skin, to produce a little scab, and then, removing it, to touch the abraded part with the virus. A small portion of a thread imbrued in the virus...

8) VII. Miscellaneous Objections to the Theory of Natural Selection. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics
...lying in its habitual position on one side. The lower eye would, also, have been liable to be abraded by the sandy bottom. That the Pleuronectidæ are admirably adapted...

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