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He contented himself with thinking he did not promote this evil practice, and that the squire would not swear an oath the less, if he never entered within his gates.
Moreover let him swear an oath before the Argives that he has never gone up into the couch of Briseis, nor been with her after the manner of men and women; and do you, too, show yourself of a gracious mind; let Agamemnon entertain you in his tents with a feast of reconciliation, that so you may have had your dues in full.
And when they found that his mood was with them, they made him swear an oath of fealty, and told him the haunt of the band--a place he knew right well.
Strength will be right and reverence will cease to be; and the wicked will hurt the worthy man, speaking false words against him, and will swear an oath upon them.
All of them swear an oath of allegiance and pay homage to Her Majesty.
Michelle Fischbachs refusal to swear an oath of office as lieutenant governor lays the groundwork for future lawsuits.
ACCOUNTANTS should swear an oath promising not to help tax dodgers, John McDonnell told Davos yesterday.
ACCOUNTANTS should swear an oath promising not to aid tax dodgers, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will tell a gathering of global elites.
PCCs are required to swear an oath of impartiality when they are elected to office.
PCCs are required to swear an oath of impartiality so that they can set out publicly their commitment to tackling the role with integrity.
Mr Kurt, who gave his evidence from behind a screen, was not given the option of which holy book he wanted to swear an oath on, and the judge commented that it was not his fault.
In the forward, a paragraph, 'Represent the entire community' states: "PCCS are required to swear an oath of impartiality when they are elected to oce.