not countenance

References in classic literature ?
Poyser's part, but a magistrate like me must not countenance irregular justice.
Vainly Saxon waked for Billy to say something that would show he did not countenance the killing of the scabs.
Jungle standards do not countenance wanton atrocities.
Lord John, I trust that you will not countenance such madness?
Mrs Foster, whose pro-Brexit MPs support the minority Government at Westminster, welcomed the Prime Minister's "clear commitment" that she will not countenance any new border being created in the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom.
Maybe she packaged a not-so-diplomatic intimation of her country's D o k l amian - Trumpian - Quad infused confidence that would not countenance Kathmandu's tilt northward?
Benitez will not countenance selling the forward to a Premier League rival unless an astronomical bid is made.
would consider alternative proposals if any are forthcoming from London, but stressed it would not countenance anything that fell short of the assurances it needs over the shape of the border post Brexit.
This court should not countenance false allegations made without any basis to embarrass and demean me,' he said.
They will not countenance any alignment with the EU while the UK goes in another direction.
With lynx releases planned in northern England, and even parts of Wales, the FUW said advocates would not countenance releases in heavily populated areas.