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General Crossword Questions for “abandons”

  • Deserts, never intending to return
  • Leaves Bonn a sad mess

Encyclopedia

  • "The God Abandons Antony" (also known as "The God Forsakes Antony") is a poem by Constantine P. Cavafy, published in 1911. The poem refers to Plutarch's story of how Antony, besieged in Alexandria by Octavian, heard the sounds of instruments. — “The God Abandons Antony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Talk:The God Abandons Antony. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I have removed this text, as it is copyright, and Wikipedia has no right to its use. — “Talk:The God Abandons Antony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Child abandonment is the practice of relinquishing interests and claims over one's offspring with the intent of never again resuming or reasserting it. Causes include many social and Historically, many cultures practice abandonment of infants, called "exposure. — “Child abandonment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Never mind; if his mistress abandons him, he will find friends, I will answer for it. So, my dear host, be not uneasy, and continue to take all the care of him that his situation requires." — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Now, enwrapped in an encircling cloud, she abandons Seriphus, Cythnus and Gyarus[25] being left on the right. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • "They are at enmity," replied Don Quixote, "because this Alifanfaron is a furious pagan and is in love with the daughter of Pentapolin, who is a very beautiful and moreover gracious lady, and a Christian, and her father is unwilling to bestow her upon the pagan king unless he first abandons the religion of his false prophet Mahomet, and adopts his own." — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • As he who should forget to live a virtuous and holy life, and should think he acquitted himself of his duty in instructing and training others up to it, would be a fool; even so he who abandons his own particular healthful and pleasant living to serve others therewith, takes, in my opinion, a wrong and unnatural course. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • What though she has lost her own mother at a tender age, she has had the happiness to find a second mother in Madame de Villefort.' The world, however, is mistaken; my father abandons me from utter indifference, while my mother-in-law detests me with a hatred so much the more terrible because it is veiled beneath a continual smile." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas

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