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My father will ask the hand of the daughter of some neighbouring sovereign, who will give his consent to our union.
Rouncewell," said Sir Leicester, "I can never consent to argue, as you know, with any one on any subject.
How can she give her consent and make you a present of her portrait when you do not love her?
Brown's"; and she confides the card to the gentleman of the Fine Art Repository, who consents to allow it to lie upon the counter, where it grows dingy and fly-blown.
Fairlie's room--called to him as harshly as possible, "Laura consents to the twenty-second"--and dashed out again without waiting for a word of answer.
But Madame Ratignolle would not consent that Edna should leave her for an instant.
which is but seldom) it is immediately supplied by unanimous consent and contribution.
The provinces are restrained, unless with the general consent, from entering into foreign treaties; from establishing imposts injurious to others, or charging their neighbors with higher duties than their own subjects.
To exercise exclusive legislation, in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislatures of the States in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings.
Therefore the king came into Italy with the assistance of the Venetians and the consent of Alexander.
Simply, loveliest and most benign of your sex, that once already, in answer to a demand of your hand, you deigned to reply with that energetic and encouraging monosyllable, yes--dear and categorical affirmative--" exclaimed Tom, going off again at half-cock, highly impressed with the notion that rhapsody, instead of music, was the food of love--"Yes, dear and categorical affirmative, with what ecstasy did not my drowsy ears drink in the melodious sounds--what extravagance of delight my throbbing heart echo its notes, on the wings of the unseen winds--in short, what considerable satisfaction your consent gave my pulsating mind
It is my wish, therefore, to marry her, monsieur, and I have come to solicit your consent to my marriage.