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I simply wish to refuse allegiance to the State, to withdraw and stand aloof from it effectually.
A more sincere and more general, as well as a better-merited acclamation, attended the victor of the day, until, anxious to withdraw himself from popular notice, he accepted the accommodation of one of those pavilions pitched at the extremities of the lists, the use of which was courteously tendered him by the marshals of the field.
His idea was, first, to concentrate all the artillery in the center, and secondly, to withdraw the cavalry to the other side of the dip.
Surrounded by angry, muttering warriors who seemed to be but waiting some slight pretext to transfix him with their menacing spears the Russian could do naught else than withdraw.
Unwilling to lose his filberts, and yet unable to withdraw his hand, he burst into tears and bitterly lamented his disappointment.
At the same time I was resolved not to lose even the smallest opportunity of trying to plead Laura's cause, and I told him boldly that I regretted his generosity had not carried him one step farther, and induced him to withdraw from the engagement altogether.
Having gone over these several heads with great eloquence and force, and having further informed the novice that this society had its origin in his own teeming brain, stimulated by a swelling sense of wrong and outrage, Mr Tappertit demanded whether he had strength of heart to take the mighty pledge required, or whether he would withdraw while retreat was yet in his power.
DAMMAN: The Public Electoral Committee announced that last Thursday was the final day for candidates to withdraw from the upcoming municipal elections, according to the head of the electoral media committee in the Eastern Province, Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al Sufyaan.
Congress deputy leader Anand Sharma said the motion to withdraw the bill was brought in haste by the government.
Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has said that he expects Israel to withdraw from the southern Lebanese village of al-Ghajar in the "near future," the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Thursday.
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Intense lobbying the by Galway hurling board in the aftermath of Loughnane's decision to withdraw his name from the contest led to Murphy and Silke withdrawing.