The other parts of the flower need not detain us.
I won't detain you longer, General.
John and Philip wrote to the emperor to beg him to detain his captive at all costs, but Henry VI.
I will detain you no longer, General; you shall receive my letter to the Emperor.
Epicureanism need not detain us.
- The theological discussions which make up so large a part of the English speculation of the 18th century cannot detain us here.
In 88 B.C., after the triumph of Sulla, when the younger Marius fled from Rome to Africa, Hiempsal received him with apparent friendliness, his real intention being to detain him as a prisoner.
They early introduce us to and detain us in scenery with which otherwise, at that age, we should have little acquaintance.
These need not detain us for long, since, however well some of them may have been executed, regard being had to their epoch, and whatever repute some of them may have achieved, they are, so far as general information and especially classification is concerned, wholly obsolete, and most of them almost useless except as matters of antiquarian interest.
This class of prerogatives, as well as the right which the pope claimed to ratify the election of the emperor, need not detain us, although they doubtless served in the long run to weaken the papal power.
He is also empowered to detain a foreign ship the master or seamen of which appear to him through their misconduct or want of skill to have caused injury to a British vessel, until the necessary application for satisfaction or security be made to the local authorities.
The particularities of the worship, its minute and truly ingenious re-adaptations of sacraments, prayers, reverent signs, down even to the invocation of a New Trinity, need not detain us.
The evidence to be collected from his epistles generally must not detain us here, but we may glance for a moment at this one letter, because it contains what appears to be the first mention of Jesus Christ in the literature of the world.
Erdmann, need not detain us long.
A measure was passed on his initiation, in 1881, authorizing him to arrest and detain suspected persons; and many well-known Irishmen, including Parnell himself and other members of parliament, were thrown into prison.
They at onCe advised the government to detain the vessel.
If he would detain Richard, who had been made prisoner by the duke of Austria on his return.