Indeed, a state which is well composed of two others ought to resemble them both, and neither, Such a state ought to have its means of preservation in itself, and not without; and when I say in itself, I do not mean that it should owe this to the forbearance
of their neighbours, for this may happen to a bad government, but to every member of the community's not being willing that there should be the least alteration in their constitution.
My first thought was that she had come to the end of her forbearance
with his infatuation for Strickland, and, goaded by the latter's cynical behaviour, had insisted that he should be turned out.
We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance
, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong, to withstand temptations, to economize, to acquire and use skill; in our ability to compete, to succeed in commerce, to disregard the superficial for the real, the appearance for the substance, to be great and yet small, learned and yet simple, high and yet the servant of all.
She really liked and admired Emily; and, as the elder woman and the hostess, she set an example of forbearance
and good humor.
I have often wondered at my father's forbearance
in not branding us conspicuously upon our unworthy brows, but as we were tolerably good boys and used our power of embarrassment and annoyance with commendable moderation, we escaped the iron.
Geoffrey rewarded him for his polite forbearance
by knocking him down.
I have already recognized you as a lady in embarrassed circumstances, who has peculiar claims on my consideration and forbearance
If you are generous, here is a fitting opportunity for the exercise of your magnanimity: if you are proud, here am I - your rival - ready to acknowledge myself your debtor for an act of the most noble forbearance
Jones no sooner heard this than he quitted the master, laying on him at the same time the most violent injunctions of forbearance
from any further insult on the Merry-Andrew; and then taking the poor wretch with him into his own apartment, he soon learned tidings of his Sophia, whom the fellow, as he was attending his master with his drum the day before, had seen pass by.
It seemed that the succession of dwellers in the furnished room had turned in fury--perhaps tempted beyond forbearance
by its garish coldness--and wreaked upon it their passions.
You were always very careful of your pledges, but there are limits even to your caution - as to my forbearance
I ought to have known that the delicacy and forbearance
and sense of honour which drew me to poor Hartright, and made me so sincerely admire and respect him, were just the qualities to appeal most irresistibly to Laura's natural sensitiveness and natural generosity of nature.