It costs me less in every sense to incur
the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
This can be easily accomplished by his friends, who will incur
no danger in making the attempt to save him, but will be disgraced for ever if they allow him to perish.
Ah, since the dangers I incur
on my own account cannot stop you, think of those you may yourself run
Sire, go, leave France to its real master, to him who acquired it, not by purchase, but by right of conquest; go, sire, not that you incur
any risk, for your adversary is powerful enough to show you mercy, but because it would be humiliating for a grandson of Saint Louis to owe his life to the man of Arcola, Marengo, Austerlitz.
Yet in spite of all these temptations, let me warn my cousin Elizabeth, and yourself, of what evils you may incur
by a precipitate closure with this gentleman's proposals, which, of course, you will be inclined to take immediate advantage of.
But this letter seems to intimate that he is about to incur
danger, perhaps death.
If we violate the sanctity of this ceremonial, by any hostile movement on our part, it is we who incur
the charge of faithlessness; and we doubt not that in both these instances the white men have been considered by the Blackfeet as the aggressors, and have, in consequence, been held up as men not to be trusted.
She had just concluded that it was better to remain in her chair than incur
the risk of fainting in the passage, when he entered, preceded by Charles.
Now, however, I will give way in spite of my displeasure; furthermore let me tell you, and I mean what I say-- if contrary to the desire of myself, Minerva driver of the spoil, Juno, Mercury, and King Vulcan, Jove spares steep Ilius, and will not let the Achaeans have the great triumph of sacking it, let him understand that he will incur
our implacable resentment.
It were impossible to say how perfect an illustration of the truth of Benjamin’s assertion the housekeeper would have furnished, if she had dared; but the Judge looked sternly at her, and unwilling to incur
his resentment, yet unable to contain her anger, she threw herself out of the room with a toss of the body that nearly separated her frail form in the centre.
Towards the close of the affair, Blanche grew almost frank with me (at least, she scarcely lied to me at all)--declaring, amongst other things, that none of the debts which she had been obliged to incur
were going to fall upon my head.
We shall lead a steady life, and not incur
much danger; seeing that we have behind us a powerful protector, thanks to whom no embarrassment is possible.