Behests sentence example
In order to strengthen this compact, he arranged a marriage between the daughter of the king of Bavaria and Eugene Beauharnais; and he united the daughter of the Elector of Wurttemberg in marriage to Jerome Bonaparte, who had now divorced his wife, formerly Miss Paterson of Baltimore, at his brother's behests.
He who made man " to rule over all things under heaven," could He have given behests beyond man's ability?
The signory refused to send their prisoners to Rome, but they did Rome's behests.
His successors, Sir George Bowen, Sir James Ferguson, the marquess of Normanby and Sir Hercules Robinson, were content to be constitutional governors and to respect strictly the behests of the colonial office.
Christ continues to suffer in us even now when we do not live in accordance with the behests and spirit of his teaching.Advertisement
The father, Mhlakza, went to see the men, who told him that they were spirits of the dead, who had come, if their behests were obeyed, to aid the Kaffirs with their invincible power to drive the white man from the land.
As long as his minister served his purposes and could execute his behests Henry gave him a free hand, and supported him against all his enemies.
The Son, the Word (Logos) for ever dwelling with the Father, carries out His behests.
Having one of those strong wills which know no obstacles, he obeyed the behests of his genius and entered Bouchardon's studio.