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harbour

(US), harbor
a sheltered port
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Full forty days he passed--whether on hill Sometimes, anon in shady vale, each night Under the covert of some ancient oak Or cedar to defend him from the dew, Or harboured in one cave, is not revealed; Nor tasted human food, nor hunger felt, Till those days ended; hungered then at last Among wild beasts.
She was nearly forty and harboured a secret taste for patronizing young men of sorts--of a certain sort.
Besides the suspicion of sleep, the lieutenant harboured another and worse doubt against the poor centinel, and this was, that of treachery; for as he believed not one syllable of the apparition, so he imagined the whole to be an invention formed only to impose upon him, and that the fellow had in reality been bribed by Northerton to let him escape.
If it falls on you, it falls on me that am your near kinsman and harboured ye while ye were in the country.
She harboured no evil thoughts against any one, she declared--and perhaps nothing that happened was unnecessary.
Had he harboured any such evil intention, the individual who now came plainly into view, seemed but little qualified to execute them.
But she had to take her farewell of the male part of the company yet, and every one of them had to unfold his arms (for they all assumed the professional attitude when they found themselves near Sleary), and give her a parting kiss - Master Kidderminster excepted, in whose young nature there was an original flavour of the misanthrope, who was also known to have harboured matrimonial views, and who moodily withdrew.