be faithful

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I can toil, and fight--and be faithful," he whispered, in a weary tone, "but I cannot go back to him who waits for me on the shore.
But, as I have said, this was not the main thing that kept me from going to the Brazils, but that really I did not know with whom to leave my effects behind me; so I resolved at last to go to England, where, if I arrived, I concluded that I should make some acquaintance, or find some relations, that would be faithful to me; and, accordingly, I prepared to go to England with all my wealth.
I shall do everything in my power that all those goods be secured to you, and that you are not molested in carrying them off; also, that whole families shall go in the same vessel, and make this remove, which I am sensible must give you a great deal of trouble, as easy as his Majesty's service will admit; and hope that, in whatever part of the world you may fall, you may be faithful subjects, a peaceable and happy people.
And now farewell, dear child; be faithful to yourself, and the magic flower will never fade.
I've now met someone else I really like but he admits he wasn't faithful to his last two girlfriends and can't promise he'll be faithful to me.
And yet this revelation beautifully exemplifies his understanding: the narrative describes the creation of subjects who are asked to be faithful to the event--and it gives dire warnings of pseudo-events, fake truths, false idols.
We as Catholics must be faithful to Sacred Tradition.
But this will always be my church because I believe that the promise of the risen Christ to be faithful to his church is more powerful than any evil we may do.
Even more difficult, however, may be the reminder that even when we choose correctly we cannot guarantee the outcome: we are called to be faithful, not to be effective.
She would have had to have been the woman who I could be faithful to.
They must recite, ``I [name of AM] swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and successors, according to law.
If I can be faithful to the Party, what does it say about him?