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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of leave.


leave +‎ -est (Wiktionary)


  • Loosen thy bursting udder; welcome to thy teats the kids, whom thou leavest in the lambkins 'pens.

    The Cyclops

  • 'Tis a long voyage thou art bound on, father, after thou leavest me.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Thou goest a pleasuring among thy friends and thou leavest me to sit sorrowing here alone.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou leavest not to say, ‘I will ensure thee against his mischief and cut off from thee his speech’; but thou speakest not thus save only to the intent that I may continue to write thee letters and thou to fetch and carry between us, evening and morning, till thou ruin my repute.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And leavest thou mine eyelids with weeping unfulfilled

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • [3859] Incolentibus patria, 'tis their country that are born in it, and they would think themselves banished to go to the place which thou leavest, and from which thou art so loath to depart.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  •     Freely the light limbs warms thou leavest coldly to languish, '

    Poems and Fragments

  • ‘If thou leavest them,’ said the hoodie, ‘we will steal them.’

    The Lilac Fairy Book

  • ‘If thou leavest them, we will steal them,’ said a hoodie who was perched on a stone above him, and the giant answered:

    The Lilac Fairy Book

  • Thou hast a Son, if what they tell us is true, and yet Thou leavest us to suffer so through our children.

    Father Goriot


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