It is said that in our license of construing the Constitution, and in the despotism of public opinion, we have no anchor; and one foreign observer thinks he has found the safeguard
in the sanctity of Marriage among us; and another thinks he has found it in our Calvinism.
But she has three things to protect her: the Duke of Egypt, who has taken her under his safeguard
, reckoning, perchance, on selling her to some gay abbé; all his tribe, who hold her in singular veneration, like a Notre-Dame; and a certain tiny poignard, which the buxom dame always wears about her, in some nook, in spite of the ordinances of the provost, and which one causes to fly out into her hands by squeezing her waist.
Philander, never what one might call robust, was worn to the shadow of a shadow through the ceaseless worry and mental distraction resultant from his Herculean efforts to safeguard
The plan for Natalie Rostova's abduction had been arranged and the preparations made by Dolokhov a few days before, and on the day that Sonya, after listening at Natasha's door, resolved to safeguard
her, it was to have been put into execution.
Women were expected to have weak opinions; but the great safeguard
of society and of domestic life was, that opinions were not acted on.
Of course the apes of Kerchak were always prepared, after their own way--Tarzan had merely suggested a new and additional safeguard
Ye are here under the safeguard
of my honour; and it's my part to see nothing done but what shall please you.
My aim is simply to safeguard
my reputation, which is essential for the uninterrupted pursuit of my public duties.
But to-day it had struck her that she could hardly protect herself in this way without offering a similar safeguard
to her visitor, and she had no wish to hedge him about with safeguards
Again, in any law upon this subject, ought not all the safeguards
of liberty known in civilized and humane jurisprudence to be introduced, so that a free man be not, in any case, surrendered as a slave?
I could not get away from men: their voices came through windows; locked doors were flimsy safeguards
But the riches of Judge Temple have given him too many safeguards
, to leave room for fear in this house.