"You must defer to him in my absence as you do me," he reminded her.
consented to defer his Crusade until March 1222.
There was still no improvement in the countess' health, but it was impossible to defer the journey to Moscow any longer.
Hilden might defer to him in her absence, but Taran knew where the loyalty of most of the men lay.
The resistance of single cities, and the temporary union of the Arcadians during the second Messenian war, did not defer the complete subjugation of the land beyond the 6th century.
Apart from the modern studies by Lair, FunckBrentano, Lang and Barnes, referred to above, there is valuable historical matter in the work of Roux-Fazaillac, Recherches historiques sur l'homme au masque defer (1801); see also Marius Topin, L'Homme au masque de fer (Paris, 1870), and Loiseleur, Trois Enigmes historiques (1882).
Both provinces granted townships within the disputed territory; Massachusetts arrested men there who refused to pay taxes to its officers, and sought to defer the settlement of the dispute.
It is best to defer the question of the origin of Christian baptism until the history of the rite in the centuries which followed has been sketched, for we know more clearly what baptism became after the year Ioo than what it was before.
Within the last few years the object desired has been practically attained in a few states by provisions they have introduced for taking a popular vote as to the person whom the legislature ought to elect, the latter being expected to defer to the popular will.
But among his own subjects he is compelled to defer to the ulema and has no considerable influence on the composition of that body.
The army corps was about to arrive, practically as a whole unit, in South Africa; but it was evident that the exigencies of the situation, and the widely divided areas of invasion, would at least defer the execution of the plan which had been formed for an invasion of the Orange Free State from Cape Colony.
On the other hand the Bohemian Protestants, led by Count Thurn, one of the few nobles who had refused to vote for the recognition of Ferdinand as heir to the throne, did not wish to defer what they considered an inevitable conflict.
There is no doubt that in this instance the unnatural quietude, the grave-like silence, and the dim religious light in which the victim was kept contributed to defer death.
agreed to defer it for a period of 1 month.
You can send the cards immediately or defer them for up to 60 days.
Defer a monthly payment without interest or finance charges.
agreed to defer the matter to the next meeting.
His visit he would now defer; but they had a very interesting parley about what could be done and should be done.
It means many firms are now choosing to defer their large upfront IT payments over the longer term.
We should defer to the tyranny of the majority.
defer a final decision on the paper.
to the Jerusalem conference, Acts does not imply that Paul would have accepted a decision in favour of the Judaizers, though he saw the value of getting a decision for his own policy in the quarter to which they were most likely to defer.
His jealousy of Bedford and Beaufort still continued, and when the former died in 1435 there was no one to whom he would defer.
certain to encounter trifling and procrastination which will defer your plan to the Greek Kalends.
Least advantaged women still tend to have children earlier and the most advantaged to defer childbearing.
defer gratification, resistance among developers to the promise of instant ecommerce functionality is crumbling.
defer repayment, you will then receive a schedule of the monthly repayments you will make between April and August.
defer the detailed consideration of the question whether the European Convention does or does not apply.
defer to allow investigations to be held into how a liaison group would work.
defer purchasing an annuity at times when annuity rates are unfavorable.
defer drawing a pension if one didn't have a source of income in the meantime.
Bernstein also viewed working class children as being unable to defer gratification.
because he was obliged by illness to defer his undertaking; and thus the spiritual power declared war upon its rival.
The base murder of Abner by Joab did not long defer the inevitable issue of events.
You can defer the federal taxes on the interest until the bond matures or until you cash in the bond.
The Plum Card gives a business owner payment flexibility including a customized payment due date, an early pay discount and an option to defer payment of part of her balance.
The account holder can pay early each month to earn discounts or defer payment for a month without paying interest on that balance.
Other homeowners, not willing to make a complete investment, are still using solar power to decrease global warming by purchasing products such as solar power roof vents and attic fans to defer some of their energy footprint.
You can go to Adventures in Education and see if you meet the criteria to defer your payments.
Companies do not have to defer payments, charge a standard interest rate, or offer different repayment options.
With the Peace Corps, you can defer most if not all of your loans, and you may be able to get cancellation of part of federal Perkins loans.
Late planting and deep planting both tend to defer the bloom, but make no great difference, and as a rule late bloom is to be preferred, being less liable to injury from frost.
If you're in need of a whole new wardrobe since discovering sizing made with your body type in mind, you can sign up for a King Size Direct card and defer payment for up to 90 days.
All states and the District of Columbia follow the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, which sets standards for when a court can determine custody and when a court must defer to an existing determination from another state.
Women are raised to be respectful of men and to defer to them in most matters.
And besides, how can we expect our children to pursue their dreams, when we defer our own?
If possible, defer to your teen when it comes to styles and colors.
No truly democratic government in Iraq would long be able to defer to such U.S. interests.
Charles Greville in his Memoirs says, "In the present cabinet are five or six first-rate men of equal, or nearly equal, pretensions, none of them likely to acknowledge the superiority or defer to the opinions of any other, and every one of these five or six considering himself abler and more important than their premier"; and Sir James Graham wrote, "It is a powerful team, but it will require good driving."
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