`Adi 1 about the last discourse which father and son had together, we gather that the former had misgivings in regard to the fulfilment of his wishes.
The father submitted to them Heih's application, saying that, though he was old and austere, he was of most illustrious descent, and they need have no misgivings about him.
The misgivings were justified by the event.
I had had misgivings on this point; but I could not see how we were to help it.
The nobles and clergy of all three kingdoms regarded with grave misgivings a ruler who had already shown in Norway that he was not afraid of enforcing his authority to the uttermost.
But the Home Rule departure filled him with misgivings, and he declined the offer of a safe Liberal seat in 1891.
Granted that, ideally, scientific knowledge ought to be able to demonstrate all truth, is it safe, or humane, for a being who is imperfectly started in the process of knowledge to fling away with scorn those unanalysed promptings and misgivings " Which, be they what they may, Are yet the fountain light of all our day, Are yet a master light of all our seeing.
Some misgivings on this reform found expression in a work on the Teaching of Latin, pub lished by Prof. C. E.
In spite of Hagen's distrust and misgivings, Siegfried now fights as the ally of the Burgundians against the Saxons (Avent.
To this the beys assented, but with considerable misgivings; for they had intercepted letters from Au to the Albanians, endeavouring to alienate them from their side to his own.
Much as Dean had misgivings and knew he was being manipulated, Fred's suggestion made sense, and he reluctantly agreed to let the old man lead the prey to him.
With some fears and misgivings -the senate permitted him to retain the command of his victorious.
A young fellow-exile and friend, Paolo Pallia, having many doubts and misgivings as to the reality of revelation and a future life, Gioberti at once set to work with La Teorica del sovrannaturale, which was his first publication (1838).
A considerable deficit, of about £16,000,000, was in prospect, and the chancellor of the exchequer aroused misgivings by alluding in a speech to the difficulty he had in deciding what "hen roost" to "rob."
The Upper House agreed, but expressed its misgivings as to such a polyglot report of proceedings.
The Church when it had once conquered the world allowed such precepts to lapse and fall into the background, and no one save monks or Manichaean heretics remembered them any more; indeed modern divines affect to believe that marriage rites and family ties were the peculiar concern of the Church from the very first; and few moderns will fail to sympathize with the misgivings of the barbarian chief who, having been converted and being about to receive Christian baptism, paused as he stepped down into the font, and asked the priests if in the heaven to which their rites admitted him he would meet and converse with his pagan ancestors.
It is true that this conclusion gave him some misgivings, because he recognized that it is a characteristic of a substance to signify an individual ([[Tose Tc]]), which a species or a genus does not signify (ib.
but his misgivings were so great that it was not till the beginning of November that he very reluctantly allowed himself to be crowned at a second diet, held at Szekesfehervar.
Italian public opinion could not view without serious misgivings the active political propaganda which Austria was conducting in Albania.
Still, he harbored misgivings about casual sex, and god knows this was as casual as it could get.
His misgivings as to its reception were at once set at rest, and it was speedily issued in translations into French, Spanish, German and Dutch, in addition to the English editions of New York, London and Paris.
He was suddenly not sure just how strong those misgivings were.
Notwithstanding his misgivings and even disclaimers, he yet remained as to method a member of the old school, and never passed into the new "historical" school.
But though forced, in spite of misgivings, to continue the struggle, the British government in one very important respect was now in a far better position to do so.
The earlier Ionian physicists, Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes, in their attempts to trace the Multiplicity of things to a single material element, had been troubled by no misgivings about the possibility of knowledge.
He accordingly went back to Cherbourg, but after a short time spent there with another master (Langlois) started with many misgivings for Paris.
He whom we hear in the Gathas has had to face, not merely all forms of outward opposition and the unbelief and lukewarmness of adherents, but also the inward misgivings of his own heart as to the truth and final victory of his cause.
But an artistic temperament was hardly that required of a king of Prussia on the eve of the Revolution; and Frederick the Great, who had employed him in various services - notably in an abortive confidential mission to the court of Russia in 1 780 - openly expressed his misgivings as to the character of the prince and his surroundings.
Whatever misgivings he may have had were, however, removed by Napoleon's victory at Liitzen (May 2, 1813), and the Saxon king and the Saxon army were once more at the disposal of the French.
Despite serious misgivings on the part of their parents the young couple decided to buy a house.
His rapid success, meanwhile, inspired both the French emperor and the government of Turin with misgivings.
The financial situation inspired serious misgivings.
At Florence the pope came into closer contact with the humanists, and to this circumstance is due the gradual dominance which they attained in the Roman Curia - a dominance which, both in itself, and even more because of the frankly pagan leanings of many in that party, was bound to awaken serious misgivings.
The opponents of the dogma complained at the very outset that he was wavering, half converted by his hosts, the members of the German College at Rome, and further influenced by his own misgivings.
The process of writing and singing is so cathartic, I have serious misgivings about angry artists.
In the Turkish army itself, confidence was unbounded: only a few had their misgivings.
The smiling Egyptian, now sporting strikingly blond hair, had misgivings about his win over White.
Quot north Dakota a fine larger ones at despite some misgivings.
grave misgivings at how our business together was being conducted?
imbibed too much of Mr Thorne's champagne to have any inward misgivings.
masterpiece of understatement: " I have some misgivings (!
misgivings about the way Council Tax works.
misgivings about the policy, the PMOS said no.
misgivings about many aspects of the film.
misgivings about the quality of some work placements.
misgivings about the wisdom of going again so soon after the 1973 visit.
Both had privately expressed misgivings about the excesses of the regime.
I have always misgivings tho Kit gets your letters directed to Cowes, which would at least delay them.
All the correspondents voiced serious misgivings regarding the perceived lack of regard to the original planning consent by the occupant of The Prospect.
This new form of surveillance aroused misgivings from the outset.
Further on, things became more serious and the final climb caused some misgivings.
misgivings on the score of verisimilitude.
Was any action of any kind taken or proposed in response to the grave misgivings at how our business together was being conducted?
However, albeit with profound misgivings, I agreed to give B a final chance to ' get her tackle in order ' .
I had some initial misgivings about the level of knowledge required to do the work.
There are many people in Scotland who, with good reason, have deep misgivings about the ' not proven ' verdict.
misgivings with regard to CDTS.
I have serious misgivings about the validity of league tables since they lack the sophistication to tell the whole story.
There is no need here to criticise more minutely this projected arrangement, and it must be said that, notwithstanding his researches, he seems to have had some misgivings that, after all, the separation of the Insessores into those " tribes " might not be justifiable.
The French army proceeded to form up in an imposing array some 1300 yards from Wellington's position, and if some misgivings as to the result filled the minds of men like Soult, Reille and Foy, who had had previous experience of Wellington in the field, none at any rate dwelt in Napoleon's mind.
Since the product is so versatile and so flattering, I probably would buy it again, even though I had misgivings at first.
Despite my misgivings about using primer, I decided to give it a shot.
Some fear having another child, due to misgivings that the tragedy they have experienced may repeat itself.
You will relieve yourself from any guilt or misgivings that stem from taking advantage of others or not being as reliable as you should be.
Did you have any misgivings about documenting your lives in this fashion?
We had misgivings because we wanted to make sure our family was portrayed in the correct way.
Brent Ridge: Yes, we had some misgivings because we watch reality TV!
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