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One's disposition to cheer, during the course of the duels or at their close, was naturally strong, but corps etiquette forbade any demonstrations of this sort.
Then her conscience reproached her, and she yearned to say something kind and loving; but she judged that this would be construed into a confession that she had been in the wrong, and discipline forbade that.
Auld found out what was going on, and at once forbade Mrs.
Emma blushed, and forbade its being pronounced in her hearing.
She continued either delirious or lethargic; and the doctor forbade everything which could painfully excite her.
His frankness and his sense of honor forbade him to deceive her: he opened his heart and told her the truth.
Reins and whip and coachman and guard, however, in combination, had read that article of war which forbade a purpose otherwise strongly in favour of the argument, that some brute animals are endued with Reason; and the team had capitulated and returned to their duty.
Peggotty was no less pleased than his nephew, though his modesty forbade him to claim a personal compliment so vociferously.
But he had not moral courage enough to contemplate that active renunciation of Nancy as possible for him: he had only conscience and heart enough to make him for ever uneasy under the weakness that forbade the renunciation.