not countenance

References in classic literature ?
Poyser's part, but a magistrate like me must not countenance irregular justice.
Vainly Saxon waked for Billy to say something that would show he did not countenance the killing of the scabs.
Jungle standards do not countenance wanton atrocities.
Lord John, I trust that you will not countenance such madness?
The Lagoon would produce the most expensively generated electricity in the world and the Government Treasury would not countenance the use of public finance to support this plan, K Clements Llangyfelach, Swansea
But the Government has said it will not countenance any form of amnesty for those suspected of crime.
The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said it would offer representatives to take part, but the nationalist MHP has made clear it would not countenance doing so.
Regardless, it is understood Everton's stance has not altered as they insist the 21-yearold is not for sale and they will not countenance his departure.
I do not countenance being sent raffle tickets with the 'carrot' of possibly winning a thousand pounds.
Netanyahu warns it will not countenance any long-term truce deal that did not answer its security needs as Gaza ceasefire talks resumed in Cairo.
Israel warned on Sunday it would not countenance any long-term truce deal that did not answer its security needs as Gaza ceasefire talks resumed in Cairo.