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"She'd like to think that I'm cruel but she knows that's a lie for I would be no more than a tool if I allowed her to cry all over me"

After that for is there any omitted term?

For example, could I rewrite that sentence this way:

"She'd like to think that I'm cruel but she knows that's a lie for (herself)"

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No, there is nothing omitted. "For" in this context means "because". The last definition at this link explains it really well.

The reason she knows that's a lie is because I would be no more than a tool if I allowed her to cry all over me.

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    And it would have been clearer if the author had put a comma before "for", to indicate that it introduces a clause, rather than leaving the "for" dangling awkwardly between "lie" and "I". – Brian Hitchcock Jun 1 '15 at 9:18

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