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Despite his desperate shouts that used to seem so terrible to the soldiers, despite his furious purple countenance distorted out of all likeness to his former self, and the flourishing of his saber, the soldiers all continued to run, talking, firing into the air, and disobeying orders.
Massacres are to be sternly forbidden as heretofore; but any citizen or subject of either country disobeying the injunction is to detach the scalps of all persons massacred and deposit them with a local officer designated to receive and preserve them and sworn to keep and render a true account thereof.
He received six months' imprisonment for contempt of court in disobeying the injunctions, while he was bankrupted by countless damage suits.
Nevertheless, the tragedians and Pindar disobeying our behests, although they acknowledge that Asclepius was the son of Apollo, say also that he was bribed into healing a rich man who was at the point of death, and for this reason he was struck by lightning.
As she said this she felt ashamed, for she was disobeying Margaret's instructions.
But if she had been carrying on any kind of intercourse whatever with Philip, a stop must be put to it at once; she was disobeying her father's strongest feelings and her brother's express commands, besides compromising herself by secret meetings.
I'll save her from disobeying and disgracing her father; I'll save her from throwing herself away on you,--from making herself a laughing-stock,--from being flouted by a man like
Socrates' explanation was that one has a duty to either persuade the state for an unjust law or face the consequences for disobeying that law.
Administrative protocols against the drivers for earlier disobeying have been developed.
Al Ain Appeal Court upheld an earlier ruling by the Court of First Instance, which sentenced the Emirati man to two years and eight months in jail for endangering lives, assaulting a public official, drifting stunts, concealing his number plate and disobeying orders from a police officer.
Motorists are often fined for disobeying the Highway Code, so why not fine pedestrians, cyclists and mobility scooter/wheelchair users who also disobey?
Davey" is the exciting story of a boy who fell asleep on a riverbank after disobeying his mother and climbing a tree nearby.