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Usage examples for absence

  1. My leave of absence is for three or four days. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  2. It is the last one I shall give, during the Queen's absence in her name." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Then you must know what has been going on in my absence – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  4. After which he asked her for her mother, and was told she had kissed them both in the morning, and cried very much for his absence – The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding
  5. Let it be removed when he is not there; let him miss his old companion after an absence – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  6. How did everything go in my absence – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  7. He was here to feel her presence in her absence – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. It had seemed so simple to account for half an hour's absence by saying that he had lost his way in the dark. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. Third, that every year, upon the day C., they should meet together at the house Sancti Spiritus, or write the cause of his absence – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  10. They explained Otway's absence – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  11. And all on account of my absence – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  12. Some one has been here in our absence – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. Absence can have no effect upon it. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  14. During her absence Monsieur Roger said to Madame Dalize,- " Miette seems to think that I trouble her a little too often." – In Search of a Son by William Shepard Walsh
  15. A fact less pleasant, was the absence of provisions. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  16. The place had been kept in order after a fashion, and did not seem to have suffered during the fifteen years or more of my absence – The Upper Berth by Francis Marion Crawford
  17. In my absence London was unendurably dull to him, and Minna was more necessary to the happiness of his life than ever. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  18. Then he went on to tell me how Marx had met him on his return after his long absence and had taken him to see his wife, who believed him dead. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. It would be after midnight before he could get back to the city as it was, and he was to leave the city at nine in the morning for his long absence – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  20. I thought you wouldn't be there, and I wanted to look for you and say that I couldn't find you, and so call the attention of the officers to your absence – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
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