It is you who, sent by him to Constantinople, to treat with the emperor for the life or death of your benefactor, brought back a false mandate
granting full pardon
When the sophist would supplant, with the wild theories of his worldly wisdom, the positive mandates
of inspiration, let him remember the expansion of his own feeble intellects, and pause—let him feel the wisdom of God in what is partially concealed.
Matai Shang was wise enough to seem to accept the mandate
of his follower, and promised to bring the two slave women to the audience chamber on the morrow.
The most positive mandate
from him who seemed the acknowledged leader, was liable to be violated at each moment by any rash hand that might choose to sacrifice a victim to the manes of some dead friend or relative.
She listened to nothing but her own voice, and consequently nothing was heard but her mandates
Archer understood that he ran the risk of having his mandate
withdrawn, and for some obscure reason he disliked the prospect.
In his memory, as if they were a divine mandate
, rang the words of his father at their parting: "Whatever may occur, do what you conceive to be your duty.
My readers have told me what to do with Dorothy, and Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and I have obeyed their mandates
To the last stumble of its stumbling end this dray horse must abide by the mandates
of the lesser truth that is the truth of life and that makes life possible to persist.
Public questions were gravely debated and passed upon according to the old forms, while in reality all that was done was to give the stamp of constitutional procedure to the mandates
of the Oligarchy.
I glanced at the first page; it seemed full of extravagant protestations of affection; impetuous longings for a speedy reunion - and impious defiance of God's mandates
, and railings against His providence for having cast their lot asunder, and doomed them both to the hateful bondage of alliance with those they could not love.
The American will know how to appreciate the importance of this opinion, in relation to the house in question, when he is told that it was written by one of those inspired moralists, and profound constitutional lawyers, and ingenious political economists, who daily teach their fellow creatures how to give practical illustrations of the mandates
of the Bible, how to discriminate in vexed questions arising from the national compact, and how to manage their private affairs in such a way as to escape the quicksands that have wrecked their own.