Yet to waver was to be lost, to show fear was to be lost, to disobey
was to be lost.
After some hesitation, he ordered that the friendship should cease - an unfair command, though seemingly inspired by the spirit of prophecy; and John, saying nothing, continued to disobey
the order under the rose.
We will charge upon you, then," said he, "if you disobey
Harkye, my friend, I have disobeyed
my first order, but I will not disobey
the second; and if you move, I will blow your brains out.
In one thing only did I disobey
Circe's strict instructions--I put on my armour.
It was "Caesar's Commentaries," which La Ramee had lent him, contrary to the orders of the governor; and La Ramee resolved never again to disobey
In that case," answered Nestor, "the Argives will not blame him nor disobey
his orders when he urges them to fight or gives them instructions.
We found her indeed all that our warmest wishes could have hoped for; we had no difficulty to convince her that it was impossible she could love Graham, or that it was her Duty to disobey
her Father; the only thing at which she rather seemed to hesitate was our assertion that she must be attached to some other Person.
de Cominges, as well as to cut him out of her will if he should disobey
her; also that, because he had disobeyed
her, she had squandered all her money at roulette, in order to have nothing more to leave to him.
The queen-mother desires to marry her son to the Infanta; would you wish him to disobey
her mother by refusing an unexceptionable offer is not enough; her affections must also be given without her mother's approbation.
My mother dared not disobey
me; she kept the children quiet, for my sake, and beat them if they dared to make any noise and disturb me.