And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forbears
fought are still at issue around the globe.
At other times Walter listened to the stories of his grandmother, hearing all about the wild doings of his forbears
, or the brave deeds of Bruce and Wallace.
Yes, for over two hundred years no man crossed 30d to 175d and lived to tell his story--not until chance drew me across and back again, and public opinion, revolting at last against the drastic regulations of our long-dead forbears
, demanded that my story be given to the world, and that the narrow interdict which commanded peace, prosperity, and happiness to halt at 30d and 175d be removed forever.
Mr Boffin bears and forbears
far more than I could.
He wants nothing but to repent, and then he will be so much the better qualified to instruct his wife; he will then be able to tell her that there is not only a God, and that He is the just rewarder of good and evil, but that He is a merciful Being, and with infinite goodness and long-suffering forbears
to punish those that offend; waiting to be gracious, and willing not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should return and live; and even reserves damnation to the general day of retribution; that it is a clear evidence of God and of a future state that righteous men receive not their reward, or wicked men their punishment, till they come into another world; and this will lead him to teach his wife the doctrine of the resurrection and of the last judgment.
He mentioned it in a very artful manner at council, where I was told that some of the wisest appeared, at least by their silence, to be of my opinion; but others, who were my secret enemies, could not forbear
some expressions which, by a side-wind, reflected on me.
It is not easy to forbear
reflecting with how little reason these men profess themselves the followers of Jesus, who left this great characteristic to His disciples, that they should be known by loving one another, by universal and unbounded charity and benevolence.
At last Robin could no longer forbear
, and his good right arm swung round like a flash.
But I forbear
to dwell any longer on a matter which has hitherto worn too loose a garb to admit even of an accurate inspection of its real shape or tendency.
this violence, I pray: You do but add to my distress
, my son, forbear
,” interrupted Mr.
it, not upon negligence alone, but doubting to bring themselves into melancholy, in respect they shall find it broken.