not permit

See: enjoin
References in classic literature ?
As explicit as you were when you told me that you would not permit me to go to Guvutu?
But you have no right--no man has the right--to tell me what he will permit or not permit.
In one breath you tell me I must go, and in the next breath you tell me there is no place to go and that you will not permit me to go.
But at last the Bitch, protected by the bodyguard of her Whelps, who had now grown up and were able to defend themselves, asserted her exclusive right to the place and would not permit the shepherd to approach.
But at this juncture Judy Pineau appeared to say that Sara, with her usual luck, had a sore throat, and that her mother consequently would not permit her to come.
Rooms were engaged, and the night passed, briefly to Phileas Fogg, who slept profoundly, but very long to Aouda and the others, whose agitation did not permit them to rest.
Nevertheless, his barbarous cruelty and inhumanity with infinite wickedness do not permit him to be celebrated among the most excellent men.
They offered, however, to accompany the party if it would delay its departure until the following day; but this the pinching demands of hunger would not permit, and the detachment proceeded.
The captain received the same injunctions that had been given to Captain Thorn of the Tonquin, of great caution and circumspection in his intercourse with the natives, and that he should not permit more than one or two to be on board at a time.
But some strange force of evil would not let her give herself up to her feelings, as though the rules of warfare would not permit her to surrender.
IT was well said of a certain German book that "er lasst sich nicht lesen" - it does not permit itself to be read.
The temper of our governments, for a long time to come, would not permit those rigorous precautions by which the European nations guard the avenues into their respective countries, as well by land as by water; and which, even there, are found insufficient obstacles to the adventurous stratagems of avarice.