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Let us for this day cease fighting; hereafter we will fight anew till heaven decide between us, and give victory to one or to the other; night is now falling, and the behests of night may not be well gainsaid.
It would seem your function is to twist truth at the command of your employers, who, in turn, obey the behests of the corporations.
Direct against which op'nd from beneath, Just o're the blissful seat of Paradise, A passage down to th' Earth, a passage wide, Wider by farr then that of after-times Over Mount SION, and, though that were large, Over the PROMIS'D LAND to God so dear, By which, to visit oft those happy Tribes, On high behests his Angels to and fro Pass'd frequent, and his eye with choice regard From PANEAS the fount of JORDANS flood To BEERSABA, where the HOLY LAND Borders on AEGYPT and the ARABIAN shoare; So wide the op'ning seemd, where bounds were set To darkness, such as bound the Ocean wave.
Now, therefore, let us obey the behests of night and prepare our supper here hard by the ship; to-morrow morning we will go on board again and put out to sea.
The accused did not commit the act at the behest of anyone, an initial police investigation reveals.
Lahore -- Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, has said that the rulers promoting nudity and obscenity in the country at the behest of the west were responsible for the molestation and murder of minor girls like Zainab.
LAHORE -- Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the rulers promoting nudity and obscenity in the country at the behest of the west were responsible for the molestation and murder of minor girls like Zainab.
The dismissed SHO, Mumtaz Marwat, and policemen Abdul Razzaq and Majid Jadoon have been booked for allegedly shooting to death Rehan at the behest of Tahir, alias Tipu, said to be a police informer, and his friend Akram Farooqui on Nov 13 in Mominabad.
However, he reversed the decision at the behest of his mother.
The Sandiganbayan has affirmed its ruling letting off the hook former defense minister and senator Juan Ponce Enrile in the behest loan case against the cronies of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Summary: Four Lebanese and a Syrian have been arrested on charges of forming a "terror" network and working at the behest of an extremist organization, General Security announced Friday.
Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has, at the behest of the Government of India, extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 22.