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Never for one moment did William lose heart or relax his efforts and vigilance; he felt that with the two maritime provinces secure the national cause need not be despaired of.
Later events have shown that a mother country must have supreme authority, or must relax the tie with self-governing colonies merely into a close alliance.
Another, without looking round, as though fearing to relax, shouted with his mouth wide open and passed on.
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The whole tendency of the Reformation had The Ref or- been to relax the bonds which united the various znaaon elements of the state to each other and to their head.
Great power was given to the administrative authorities to relax the application of these laws in special cases and special trades.
The old courtier Maurepas, jealous of Turgot and desirous of remaining a minister himself, refrained from defending his colleague; and when Turgot, who never knew how to give in, spoke of establishing assemblies of freeholders in the communes and the provinces, in order to relax the tension of over-centralization, Louis XVI., who never dared to pass from sentiment to action, sacrificed his minister to the rancour of the queen, as he had already sacrificed Malesherbes (1776).
After a minute the muscles relax, and the patient sinks back exhausted, consciousness being preserved throughout.
She didn't relax until they emerged onto the street, away from the Guardian.
Perfect. Let's sit down and relax for a bit before we change.
She sank to a bench and sipped on her coffee, letting its warmth invaded her body and relax her stiff muscles.
"Relax. You aren't going anywhere," he said.
Expectorants increase the bronchial secretions; antispasmodics relax the spasm of the muscular coat of the bronchial tubes, e.g.
She knew better than to relax around her father, whose hand was likely to fly at the drop of a hat.
Take a nice warm bath and relax for a while.
He closed his eyes and felt his muscles relax at the soothing routine.
Being with someone who seemed normal helped her relax, though she wasn't able to forget he had something to do with Xander.
"I know something that can help you relax," Xander said as he closed the door.
Yet he did not relax his laborious habits nor his ardent outlook on human affairs.
This would be a good place to come to relax, though - when the weather warmed.
"Relax, Gabe," Fate said with a smile.
Bill is going to come over tonight and do the chores so we can have the evening to relax and talk together.
Among the marks of the second half of the 17th century was growing material prosperity, and there were those who thought their fellows unduly willing to relax church tests of fellowship when good trade was in question.
Early had been nearer to the immediate success than Lee had been in 1862 and 1863, but he had failed utterly to relax Grant's hold on Petersburg, which was becoming daily more crushing.
He, and his successor, Vice-President Gomez Farias (1833), assailed the exemption of the clergy and of military officers from the jurisdiction of the civil courts, and the latter attempted to laicize higher education and to relax monastic bonds.
Maybe the warmth of the water would help her relax before they talked.
"Maybe I should have downed a little booze to relax me," he said as he turned away toward the wall.