Now of those principles on which the Carthaginians have established their mixed form of government, composed of an aristocracy and democracy, some incline to produce a democracy, others an oligarchy: for instance, if the kings and the senate are unanimous upon any point in debate, they can choose whether they will bring it before the people or no; but if they disagree, it is to these they must appeal, who are not only to hear what has been approved of by the senate, but are finally to determine upon it; and whosoever chooses it, has a right to speak against any matter whatsoever that may be proposed, which is not permitted
in other cases.
himself to run with the pack, the curious state of affairs obtained that no member of the pack could run outside the pack.
Harling, our nearest neighbour, kept an eye on me, and if my behaviour went beyond certain bounds I was not permitted
to come into her yard or to play with her jolly children.
Yes, their supreme lord and dictator was there, though hitherto unseen by any eyes not permitted
to penetrate into the now sacred retreat of the cabin.
Some of them might lag, but the guest of honour was not permitted
It was considered that a person could strike harder in the duel, and with a more earnest interest, if he had never been in a condition of comradeship with his antagonist; therefore, comradeship between the corps was not permitted
He could now assure Lucie that her husband was no longer confined alone, but was mixed with the general body of prisoners; he saw her husband weekly, and brought sweet messages to her, straight from his lips; sometimes her husband himself sent a letter to her (though never by the Doctor's hand), but she was not permitted
to write to him: for, among the many wild suspicions of plots in the prisons, the wildest of all pointed at emigrants who were known to have made friends or permanent connections abroad.
For our sick, they were many, and in very ill case, so that if they were not permitted
to land, they ran danger of their lives.
That is another story which, so far, I am not permitted
Oliver looked from one to the other, with the greatest surprise; but he was not permitted
to make any inquiries; for the two boys walked stealthily across the road, and slunk close behind the old gentleman towards whom his attention had been directed.
In this description he told how he was not permitted
to enter the cabin, but had to confine himself to the deck of the ship.
One thing Jerry learned early on the Ariel, namely, that nigger- chasing was not permitted