But I doubt not that you are right, and that Maude's wings need clipping, which I may leave in your hands when I am gone, for, in sooth, this peaceful life is not for me, and were it not for your gracious kindness and loving care I could not abide
it a week.
The innkeeper who gave me shelter was kind, but his wife could not abide
me, and was always saying hard things.
When I saw the names at the top of the party list which I had originally intended to support I was turned off that party completely since I could not abide
the first two names chosen by the party elite.
To his beleaguered defenders, he was the victim of a press corps and an establishment that could not abide
his values, and so set out to destroy him with a Watergate caper that may well have been fashioned by his enemies.
I have long felt, and expressed in its annual reports, that the board could not abide
a situation in which the peer review program was a sterling success but other elements were eroding the integrity of audits.
Because his grandmother could not abide
dancing of any kind, he had to get his training on the street.