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
During the best part of it I religiously followed the doctor's mandate
and did nothing whatever, except moon about the house and garden and go out for two hours a day in a Bath chair.
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withdrawn, and for some obscure reason he disliked the prospect.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." He was calm now.
My readers have told me what to do with Dorothy, and Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and I have obeyed their mandates
. They have also given me a variety of subjects to write about in the future: enough, in fact, to keep me busy for some time.
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.