Omar had likewise abstained, but they had left Medina for Mecca.
Some abstained from eggs and fruit; some confined themselves to bread; some would not take even that.
He specially abstained from offending their religious susceptibilities.
He therefore abstained from determining for each case the specific heats of the solutions he employed, and contented himself with the above approximation.
Lord Aberdeen still hoped to secure peace, and the Russian government was informed that no casus belli would arise so long as Russia abstained from passing the Danube or attacking a Black Sea port.