comply with


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How often, in answer to my repeated intreaties that you would give my Daughter a regular detail of the Misfortunes and Adventures of your Life, have you said "No, my freind never will I comply with your request till I may be no longer in Danger of again experiencing such dreadful ones.
Stuart and Clarke had omitted to comply with his request to purchase horses and provisions for the caravan across the mountains.
This request I make thus gently and quietly, that, if you comply with it, I may have reason for thanking you; and, if you will not voluntarily, this lance and sword together with the might of my arm shall compel you to comply with it by force.
Gines de Pasamonte made answer for all, saying, "That which you, sir, our deliverer, demand of us, is of all impossibilities the most impossible to comply with, because we cannot go together along the roads, but only singly and separate, and each one his own way, endeavouring to hide ourselves in the bowels of the earth to escape the Holy Brotherhood, which, no doubt, will come out in search of us.
If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.
He asked me to do one other thing for him--which it cost me a hard struggle to comply with.
As Grandfather was a great admirer of the apostle Eliot, he was glad to comply with the earnest request which Laurence had made at the close of the last chapter.
HALF of NHS Trusts are failing to comply with alerts designed to protect patients from harm, research suggests.
EU and EFTA member states usually comply with such rulings, but only after long legal proceedings that often last a year or more.
The hospital stated there was no project so they don't have to comply with CEQA, ``which is technically correct.
It is also considering whether to prepare other guidance for its members on quality control in tax practice and how firms may best adhere to quality-control standards and comply with Sections 10.
A new online service makes it easy for businesses to comply with provisions of the USA Patriot Act that require them to verify the identities of their customers.