No one is forcing you to witness that stuff!
Did you get to witness the birth?
Maybe he's in some witness protection program.
Mary showed up one morning in time to witness that fact.
So far, she hadn't been there to witness any of her foals being born yet.
This sort of thing is usually done via the witness protection program but I once heard of a situation where fake papers were assembled independent of any government agency.
If you come under attack, you'll need an alternate identity... something similar to witness protection.
A principal witness for the charge of incest was Rochford's own wife, a woman of infamous character, afterwards executed for complicity in the intrigues of Catherine Howard.
"I'm an eye witness to the abduction in Warwick," I began.
Hey, you're a witness and I want your statement, whether you like it or not!
She watched them go, startled to witness the men in Western uniforms that Elise had claimed to see.
For the personal character of Peter III., the best witness is the Chronicle of Ramonde Muntanez - reprinted in the original Catalan by R.
Many came to witness the new wonder, and the excitement and interest spread rapidly.
She didn't dare turn around, not certain she'd be able to witness Toni throwing herself at Xander without laughing at him.
Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for, in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.
God, he was so cute about it—wanting to know if you were a witness, asking all kinds of questions about what you saw and heard.
'Shaftesbury, doubtless no friendly witness, speaks of him as .an inveterate liar, "proud, ambitious, revengeful, false, prodigal and covetous to the highest degree," 4 and Burnet supports his unfavourable judgment to a great extent.
And so the Scotsmen fell back upon the witness of consciousness.
A favourite contrast for which there is more to be said is that drawn between the m k agico-religious spell-ritual, that says in effect, "My will be done," and the spirit of "Thy will be done" that breathes through the highest forms of worship. Such resignation in the face of the divine will and providence is, however, not altogether beyond the horizon of primitive faith, as witness the following prayer of the Khonds of Orissa: "We are ignorant of what it is good to ask for.
"Nevertheless," says an eye-witness, "though earth, sea and sky were against us, the king's orders had to be obeyed and the daily march made."
Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.
I'm a witness in his car and the state guys were in Lydia's vehicle.
While stroking her hair, he spoke softly, "My name is Jackson Parrish, and as God is my witness, I will do all in my power to correct this situation."
The one saving grace was that Elisabeth lay sound asleep, unable to witness his distress.
Death by Alexander in 327, whose history went up to the death of Darius, Alexander's general Ptolemy, afterwards king in Egypt, Nearchus who commanded the fleet that sailed from the Indus to the Persian Gulf, Onesicritus who served as pilot in the same fleet, Aristobulus who was with Alexander in India, Clitarchus, a contemporary, if not an eye-witness, important from the fact that his highly coloured version of the life of Alexander became the popular authority for the succeeding centuries.
The city must have gradually declined in the course of time; but the ruins of the Achaemenidae remained as a witness to its ancient glory.
She turned to Ryland, who looked like he wanted to volunteer for disappearance in the witness protection program.
Spring will be too late to witness the kidding.
The large number of Slavonic local names in Albania, even in districts where no trace of a Slavonic population exists, bears witness to the extensive Servian and Bulgarian immigrations in the early middle ages, but the original inhabitants gradually ousted or assimilated the invaders.
A code of instructions for the guidance of church courts when engaged in cases of discipline is in general use, and bears witness to the extreme care taken not only to have things done decently and in order, but also to prevent hasty, impulsive and illogical procedure in the investigation of charges of heresy or immorality.
" The day," says Ernest Renan, " in which the belief in an after-life shall vanish from the earth will witness a terrific moral and spiritual decadence.
The Protector, however, did not live to witness the final triumph of his undertaking, which gave to England, as he had wished," the mastery of those seas,"ensuring the English colonies against Spanish attacks, and being maintained and followed up at the Restoration.
But that he found many admirers, even in the Augustan age, Horace himself bears witness (ibid.
To cause loss of liberty or property by false witness was punished by the penalty the perjurer sought to bring upon another.
He went thence to China, returned to Lhasa, and was in India in time to be an eye-witness of the sack of Delhi by Nadir Shah in 1737.
He was a member of the commission for ecclesiastical causes, and although afterwards he claimed that he had used all his influence to dissuade James from removing the tests, and in other ways illegally favouring the Roman Catholics, he signed the warrant for the committal of the seven bishops, and appeared as a witness against them.
Sensational evidence of a mock burial was given by an American witness named Caldwell, and others; but eventually it was agreed that the grave at Highgate should be opened.
The department is authorized, on receipt of such report, to direct an inquiry to be made into the cause of any accident so reported, and the inspector appointed to make the inquiry is given power to enter any railway premises for the purposes of his inquiry, and to summon any person engaged upon the railway to attend the inquiry as a witness, and to require the production of all books, papers and documents which he considers important for the purpose.
In 1683 he appeared at the Old Bailey as a witness in defence of Lord Russell, and in June 1685 he protested alone against the revision of Stafford's attainder.
Other remains which bear witness to tlae civilization of, the Mayas are the paved highways and the artificial reservoirs (aguadas) designed for the preservation of water for towns through the long dry season.
Of the Cathari, and in Calabria the apocalyptic gospel of Joachim of Floris, all bearing witness to the commotion of the time.
Xviii., Saul's jealousy leaped at once to the conclusion that David's ambition would not stop short of the kingship. Such a suspicion would be intelligible if we could suppose that the king had heard something of the significant act of Samuel, which now stands at the head of the history of David in witness of that divine election and unction with the spirit of Yahweh on which his whole career hung (xvi.
Many of the notes and essays written by him at Auxonne bear witness to his indomitable resolve to master all the details of his profession and the chief facts relating to peoples who had struggled successfully to achieve their liberation.
Witness his illuminating statement to Volney during the Consulate: "Why should France fear my ambition?
Set forth the doctrine of lecherous demons as an indisputable fact; and in the history of the Inquisition and of trials for witchcraft may be found the confessions of many who bore witness to their reality.
Still, Sagasta held on long enough to witness the surrender of the regency by Queen Christina into the hands of her son, Alfonso XIII., in May 1902.
But ten years afterwards, in the exhibition of 1872, which was specially devoted to cotton, a few only of the thirty-five countries which had sent their samples in 1862 again appeared, and these for the most part only to bear witness to disappointment and failure.
He found time, in addition, to write a short book on Die Serbische Revolution (1829), from material supplied to him by Wuk Stephanowich, a Servian who had himself been witness of the scenes he related.
The Franks evacuated Syria altogether, leaving behind them only the ruins of their castles to bear witness, to this very day, of the Crusades they had waged and the kingdom they had founded and lost.
While we'd both been witness scores of times, neither of us had paid much attention.
They were sitting around the dining room table, spellbound as Fred gave witness to past purchases and profits.
Thinking about all the times he nursed her through heartache, she now realized how difficult it must have been for him to witness her pain.
The penalty for false witness was usually that which would have been awarded the convicted criminal.
It might be argued that beauty bears witness against materialism, and moral values against pantheism; although such an anomalous type as ethical pantheism has its representatives - J.
Napoleon, therefore, had Prussia completely at his mercy; and his conditions to that power bore witness to the fact.
At three o'clock the Throne Room was crowded with citizens, men, women and children being eager to witness the great trial.
I was witness to events of a less peaceful character.
We need to witness our own limits transgressed, and some life pasturing freely where we never wander.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
Howie immediately awoke; not wishing to witness what he knew would follow.
They're paying us for tranquility, not to witness your domestic problems, which should be handled in private, in a lawyer's office.
This Gruber fellow tossed me out of the house like a Fuller Brush Jehovah Witness selling life insurance.
God is my witness, I did not know, muttered the old man, and after looking Natasha over from head to foot he went out.
God is my witness," and she made the sign of the cross, "I love her so much, and all of you, only Vera...
Russia witness the formation of numerous miniature canons, or ovraghi (deep ravines), the summits of which rapidly advance and ramify in the loose surface deposits.
God is my witness, I did not know you had honored us with a visit, and I came in such a costume only to see my daughter.