chastisement


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His doubts did not arise from the possible relations of the event to Joshua Rigg's destiny, which belonged to the unmapped regions not taken under the providential government, except perhaps in an imperfect colonial way; but they arose from reflecting that this dispensation too might be a chastisement for himself, as Mr.
However, whether for sanction or for chastisement, Mr.
Bulstrode's subversion as an instrument of good; but the threat must have been permitted, and was a chastisement of a new kind.
And now, as if by some hideous magic, this loud red figure had risen before him in unmanageable solidity-- an incorporate past which had not entered into his imagination of chastisements.
That the problematical chastisement became to David an object of romantic interest.
As to private considerations, I confess that if these vagabonds WOULD make some riotous demonstration (which does not appear impossible), and WOULD inflict some little chastisement on Haredale as a not inactive man among his sect, it would be extremely agreeable to my feelings, and would amuse me beyond measure.
Pope Julius came afterwards and found the Church strong, possessing all the Romagna, the barons of Rome reduced to impotence, and, through the chastisements of Alexander, the factions wiped out; he also found the way open to accumulate money in a manner such as had never been practised before Alexander's time.
I believe parents should not have the right of reasonable chastisement taken away from them.
I AM appalled at the Scottish government's ill considered intention to ban the reasonable chastisement of children by their parents.
The idea of reasonable chastisement should have no basis in physical activity.
If anyone complains (and they may not dare if we are prone to bursts of physical violence) we can use the defence of reasonable chastisement.