reliance on


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With fortitude, please God," answered the Assistant Pocketer, his eyes to Heaven raising - "with fortitude and a firm reliance on the laxity of the law.
Where was his reliance on my sense and goodness then?
And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the Protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.
Besides the reliance on superior numbers, a kind of valour which hath raised a certain nation among the moderns to a high pitch of glory, there was another reason for the extraordinary courage which Partridge now discovered; for he had at present as much of that quality as was in the power of liquor to bestow.
My son's tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.
My last wishes are now confided to you, in implicit reliance on your honor, and on your tender regard for the memory of your friend.
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