refuse to accept

References in classic literature ?
"I refuse to accept this extraordinary mission," Pailleton declared, rising to his feet.
"How did he know that Rachel might not refuse to accept it, too?"
In an age of investigation like our own, when we are returning to science as the base of wonders--almost of miracles--we should be slow to refuse to accept facts, however impossible they may seem to be.
The Wizard did not like this invitation, but he could not refuse to accept it.
"I see no reason," he said calmly, "why, until that time, you should refuse to accept your allowance from Mr.
"Well, at the present moment she would refuse to accept my services," said he with a gesture.
However proud you may be, you will not refuse to accept one of them, and to request your three companions to accept the others--that is, in order to make war against us.
"You have given in your resignation; shall I refuse to accept it?
"Do you ask me to help you, and do you refuse to accept the first suggestion I offer?"
Sources fear that FIFA may refuse to accept the results of elections and any attempts to take over the PFF office by newlyelected officials will bring more troubles for football in Pakistan.
Sources fear that FIFA may refuse to accept the results of elections and any attempts to take over the PFF office by newly-elected officials will bring more troubles for football in Pakistan.
But ARY News ran his denial late night wherein Jogezai was quoted as saying that he did not refuse to accept the slot.