desist from


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He would neither desist from his attacks on the food nor from his noisy babbling to himself.
I wish, Mr Square, you would desist from filling the minds of my pupils with such antichristian stuff; for the consequence must be, while they are under my care, its being well scourged out of them again.
But after all I could not desist from telling her that night, for, as afterwards at her lodging we sat over the fire, talking as if we had known each other all our lives, there seemed no reason for an arbitrary delay.
A press release from the bank informs the public that BoB has accordingly directed the promoters of Botswana Fund Motshelo to cease and desist from transacting the illegal business scheme.
THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, resumed at the ministry with a strong warning to all the agencies under the ministry as well as the staff to desist from budget padding or face serious sanction.
* Synergy Solutions and Brian Geary, Phoenix; ordered to cease and desist from acting as an adjuster
'To honour the mandate of equality enshrined in the Constitution of India, the full court in a meeting dated July 14 has unanimously resolved to request the counsels and those who appear before the Court to desist from addressing the Hon'ble judges as 'My Lord & 'Your Lordship'," the notice submitted by the court read.
In the interest of the buying public, we welcome the IC's timely issuance of an order to Caritas Health to cease and desist from selling HMO products and/or transacting new HMO business effective immediately.'
In the interest of the buying public, we welcome the IC's timely issuance of an order to Caritas Health Shield to cease and desist from selling HMO products and/or transacting new HMO business effective immediately,' Association of Health Maintenance Organizations of the Philippines Inc.
The Central Bank has issued a stern warning to all corporate entities, institutions, and individuals to desist from using any other currency for the payment of any service or product as a legal tender in the country, apart from the Cedi.
LARAs Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC) issued a Cease & Desist order against Mount Mancelona located at 2497 Ski Run Rd., Mancelona, MI to cease and desist from operating a ski lift without a permit, in violation of the Ski Area Safety Act.
'LTFRB is strongly warning Arcade City to cease and desist from launching its mobile application on 16 April 2018, and to stop all bookings made with this application/platform as those who are operating are considered colorum,' the regulator said.