these Delawares have their laws, which forbid
them to detain you; but I--I have no such obligation.
Resign her to God as it is, sir,' I answered, 'and if we should lose you - which may He forbid
- under His providence, I'll stand her friend and counsellor to the last.
Let it be, then, our present occupation to inquire and endeavor to ascertain the causes first put in operation at the period of our commemoration, and already productive of such magnificent effects; to examine with reiterated care and minute attention the characters of those men who gave the first impulse to a new series of events in the history of the world; to applaud and emulate those qualities of their minds which we shall find deserving of our admiration; to recognize with candor those features which forbid
approbation or even require censure, and, finally, to lay alike their frailties and their perfections to our own hearts, either as warning or as example.
When the colonel showed her the lump of sugar, holding it between the thumb and forefinger of his right hand, she again uttered her little wild cry, and sprang toward him; then she stopped, struggling against the instinctive fear he caused her; she looked at the sugar and turned away her head alternately, precisely like a dog whose master forbids
him to touch his food until he has said a letter of the alphabet which he slowly repeats.
But on this, and a thousand other kindred subjects, time forbids
me to dwell.
I must regret that an attack of gout, from which malady I am a constant sufferer, forbids
absolutely any travelling on my part for some time to come.
Remember, madame, if our God forbids
falsehood, he much more severely condemns suicide.
And he forbids
me to make any more attempts, and positively refuses to give up the Golden Fleece, whether I slay the dragon or no.
Having provided themselves with a wagon, and a number of empty casks, they sally off, armed with their rifles, into the wilderness, directing their course east, west, north, or south, without any regard to the ordinance of the American government, which strictly forbids
all trespass upon the lands belonging to the Indian tribes.
In illustration of this latter peculiarity, I may cite the law which forbids
a female to enter a canoe--a prohibition which prevails upon all the northern Marquesas Islands.
Also, the involved state of my affairs forbids
me to write with any finality concerning those hopes of ultimate bliss upon which, for a long while past, I have permitted myself to feed.
Bank law strictly forbids
more than one hook on one line when the dories are on the Virgin or the Eastern Shoals; but so close lay the boats that even single hooks snarled, and Harvey found himself in hot argument with a gentle, hairy Newfoundlander on one side and a howling Portuguese on the other.