I insist that you hire someone to help.
I shall not attempt to conquer her by force alone; but I shall insist on reasonable obedience from the start.
Are you going to insist that Howie admit to her what we're doing at Econ Scrutiny all day; not just counting sheep births and soy bean crops?
In domestic politics Fox had no time to do more than insist on the abolition of the slave trade.
I was concerned that you would insist on checking out too early, so I stopped by the office to see what arrangements could be made for paying your bill.
Whether it was love or blood that made his father insist that Alex inherit the estate, Alex was as trapped as a prince.
If he thinks I might be up today, he'll insist on staying home so he won't miss me.
Would he insist she have an abortion?
"Why do you insist on giving our women alcohol?" he demanded of Daniela, who stood beside him.
So why did you insist I protect her?
Andre took up his position flanking her, and she shot him a look. She couldn't imagine why a demon would want to pose as Gabriel – and insist on guiding her through the underworld. Her limited experience with demons was that they all wanted to kill her or drag her to Hell or to Darkyn.
If you absolutely insist on doing this, at least leave me instructions on how to get there... and a phone number where you can be reached.
Casuistry might insist that it only proposed to fix the minimum of a minimum, and beg them for their soul's sake to aim a little higher.
On the whole the remarks of this esteemed author do not go much beyond such as might occur to any one who had made a study of a good series of specimens; but many of them are published for the first time, and the author is careful to insist on the necessity of not resting solely on sternal characters, but associating with them those drawn from other parts of the body.
Yet Canada has seen statesmen of more contracted view insist on such small points, fall, and drag down their party with them.
Yet, although, as Andral and other French physicians proved, it was extravagant to say that all fevers take their origin from some local inflammation, it was true and most useful to insist, as Broussais vehemently insisted, that "fever" is no substance, but a generalization drawn from symptoms common to many and various diseases springing from many various and often local causes; from causes agreeing perhaps only in the factor of elevation of the temperature of the body.
Athens might fairly insist that the protection of the Aegean would become impossible if some of the chief islands were liable to be used as piratical strongholds, and further that it was only right that all should contribute in some way to the security which all enjoyed.
What both Ritschl and Schleiermacher insist on is that the belief in miracles is inseparable from the belief in God, and in God as immanent in nature, not only directing and controlling its existent forces, but also as initiating new stages consistent with the old in its progressive development.
Campbell, representing President Davis, on the other, he instructed his representatives to insist on the recognition of the Confederacy as a condition to any arrangement for the termination of the war.
He did not, like the later Pietists, insist on the necessity of a conscious crisis of conversion, nor did he encourage a complete breach between the Christian and the secular life.
Dean didn't even insist he remain in bed.
Kings began to insist upon trying ecclesiastics for treason or other political crimes in secular courts.
The poets - especially the authors of the New Comedy - strongly inculcate humanity, and insist on the fundamental equality of the slave.
Tirpitz himself maintains that his naval aspirations were directed not towards a war with Great Britain, but to the creation of a state of naval equilibrium or of German superiority, which would have enabled Germany to insist upon the unreserved cooperation of British policy in her world aims. It was probably true that Germany's policy was directed rather towards being so strong at sea as to make England unwilling to fight her unless absolutely necessary, than towards actually challenging British naval supremacy.
In conditional baptism the Latins, since about the year 1227, use the formula, " If thou art not baptized, then do I baptize thee," &c. The Latins further insist on a strict observance of the traditional matter and form.
He did not at first insist on Palestine as the new Jewish home, nor did he attach himself to religious sentiment.
I would insist the father be nothing but a sperm donor.
The Austrian bishops, however, maintain their tribunals for spiritual purposes, and insist that such things as divorced vinculo must be granted by their authority (Aichner, Compendium juris ecclesiastici, pp. 551-553).
(i.) All who believe that in any sense Christ rose again insist upon the impression which his personality made during life.
Various elements in the Republican party, nevertheless, had stoutly opposed their appointment, so that the President's choice showed that he was prepared to exert his independence of party managers and to insist upon administrative efficiency.
It is sometimes objected that the Christian church did not denounce slavery as a social crime and insist on its abolition.
Both have the feeling that it is inconsistent with the common sense of mankind, which will insist that the very object perceived is the sole reality.