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Usage examples for absence

  1. Then you must know what has been going on in my absence. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  2. He was here to feel her presence in her absence. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. They explained Otway's absence. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  7. How did everything go in my absence? – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  8. A fact less pleasant, was the absence of provisions. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  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. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Some one has been here in our absence. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
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