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  • For the UNIX version, see Internet Explorer for UNIX. For mobile versions such as Pocket Internet Explorer and versions for Windows CE see Internet Explorer Mobile. Microsoft to abandon standalone IE, January 23, 2006 ^ Brewer, Matt (December 12, 2003). "New Internet Explorer on Longhorn 4051". — “History of Internet Explorer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • After the battle, Major General Jeffrey J. Schloesser, US Army commander of coalition troops in Regional Command East, Afghanistan, decided to abandon the patrol base and sent additional US troops to assist the base evacuation.[14] Three days. — “Battle of Wanat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Please help clarify the article; suggestions may be found on the talk page. To comply with Wikipedia's guidelines, the introduction of this article may need to be. — “Franco-Polish alliance (1921) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • It was Passepartout's fault. Abandoning his position, clearing the footlights without the aid of his wings, and, clambering up to the right-hand gallery, he fell at the feet of one of the spectators, crying, "Ah, my master! my master!" — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • Neither he nor his wife after taking possession, made advances of any sort towards the society of the neighbourhood, and no one endeavoured to tempt them into abandoning their reserve, with the one disastrous exception of the rector of the parish. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • A feeling of rage with my father, with my Cousin Monica, for abandoning me to this dreadful rogue, took possession of me, and I cried, helplessly wringing my hands–... — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He was always talking in his letters of leaving Costaguana, of abandoning everything and making his escape. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • He thought over this great stroke of exhibiting himself to Melmotte as a capitalist till he gave up his idea of abandoning his suit. So he wrote a note to Marie Melmotte in accordance with her instructions. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • If Kutuzov decided to abandon the road connecting him with the troops arriving from Russia, he would have to march with no road into unknown parts of the Bohemian mountains, defending himself against superior forces of the enemy and abandoning all hope of a junction with Buxhowden. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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