She obeyed the command.
To Sofia's surprise, Rainy obeyed, though he sat across the room and stared at her.
He obeyed, and she went to the kitchen.
He obeyed and sat across from her, shifting in his seat several times under her gaze.
He obeyed, and she gave a growl of frustration.
The brunette obeyed, taking her place at his left.
Kiki obeyed and left, closing the door behind him.
On the 23rd of July all was confusion at the depots, and the leaders were divided as to the course to be pursued; orders were not obeyed; a trusted messenger despatched for arms absconded with the money committed to him to pay for them; treachery, quite unsuspected by Emmet, honeycombed the conspiracy; the Wicklow contingent failed to appear; the Kildare men turned back on hearing that the rising had been postponed; a signal expected by a contingent at the Broadstone was never given.
She obeyed, this time keeping some back.
Connor obeyed, and as Victor made a move toward him, Jackson blocked him, allowing him to scurry to safety.
Intrigued by his words, she obeyed and stood before him.
Jake obeyed and darted to the bottom of the stairs, pacing.
She obeyed, breathing raggedly.
He hung up and lifted his chin at Speck, who obeyed the silent command to leave.
Yully steadied her breathing and obeyed, taking comfort in the power of the site.
Jule glanced at Pierre, who obeyed the silent command and moved away.
Two obeyed and moved forward, slicing his wrist for her again.
It acclimated to her and accepted her until it obeyed her thoughts before she thought them.
Two obeyed and left the room filled with lights and computers.
Those in the room obeyed, too stunned to speak on their way out.
He'd obeyed the Code and his predecessor without question, until forced to choose between them and his conscience.
Without hesitation he obeyed, exclaiming, "I have deserved it."
Pierre obeyed and closed the doors behind him.
She obeyed, inching towards the bench until she lay on her side, suspended by the harness above the seat by a few inches.
Dusty obeyed and punctured deep into his jugular.
She obeyed, as she always did.
Only such a one can appreciate the eagerness with which I talked to my toys, to stones, trees, birds and dumb animals, or the delight I felt when at my call Mildred ran to me or my dogs obeyed my commands.
The power beckoned to her, and she obeyed.
Her greeter motioned her to follow, and she obeyed, her mind on Damian and nothing else.
Two obeyed, lifting her off the floor and carrying her.
The man beside her hesitated and then obeyed.
Desperately trapped by need unlike anything she'd ever known, she obeyed.
Barely aware of anything outside of his commands, she obeyed.
Wynn raised an eyebrow but obeyed.
"One of us has sense," he said as he obeyed.
The death-dealer obeyed.
Ully frowned but obeyed.
Katie pushed herself off the bed and obeyed.
Gabriel obeyed, and Katie flung a shoe at the domineering man with the jewel-toned eyes.
Ully obeyed. They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded. Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress. They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle. He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.
Tamer grumbled but obeyed, and Rhyn shook out his tense body.
He held his hands up and obeyed.
Without a word, she obeyed.
Unaccustomed to the abrupt treatment, he clenched his jaw and obeyed.
He signaled to the other insurgent, who obeyed and moved forward, grabbing the dead man's ankles and hauling him out.
Breathless, Lana obeyed and joined them in the tunnel.
She looked ready to argue but obeyed.
Lana obeyed, planting one hand on the laser wound in his side.
"Gabriel, what are we doing, walking in circles?" she asked as she obeyed.
Death commanded. His body obeyed her, and he found himself struggling against himself not to turn around. Death won the fight for his body, and he watched.
With the exception of an occasional remark or look, her daughters obeyed.
Jenn drew a knife and obeyed, guessing whatever awaited her couldn't be much worse than the Black God or Original Vamp.
They obeyed faster than they ever would a command from the Black God, who still struggled to control his vamps.
Still cursing him, the vamp obeyed and scrambled away.
Jenn obeyed and hefted Darian's shoulders as Damian took his ankles.
Taran obeyed before Sirian contradicted her.
She obeyed and lowered herself to the floor a moment before the wagon jarred into motion.
Taran obeyed but didn't eat, his eyes darting around the great hall.
She glared at him but obeyed.
Whether she chose him or obeyed Jonny, people got hurt.
When I have felt that love was dead, I have said so without shame or remorse and have obeyed Providence that was leading me elsewhere."
The moderator has no special power or supremacy over his brethren, but is honoured and obeyed as Primus inter pares.
According to Siegmund von Herberstein (1486-1566), an Austrian envoy who visited Moscow at that period, no sovereign in Europe was obeyed like the grand-prince of Muscovy, and his court was remarkable for barbaric luxury.
After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate; I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life."
But while we recognize these facts, we must not suppose that we have to study the action of men as though they were all enrolled in organized associations, or covered by stringent laws which were always obeyed.
"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."
The struggle was a short one, for the army obeyed the general who had so often led them to victory.
Drew (1827-1900), the Democratic candidate for governor, then secured a mandamus from the circuit court restraining the board from going behind the face of the election returns; this was not obeyed and a similar mandamus was therefore obtained from the supreme court of Florida, which declared that the board had no right to determine the legality of a particular vote.
Such indications of will were implicitly obeyed, or were translated by the worshippers as their own caprice or interest indicated.
Moreover, it was one thing to issue orders, but quite another to ensure that they were obeyed, for they entailed a complete transformation in the mental attitude of the French soldier towards all that he had been taught to consider his duties in the field.
Davout obeyed, but remonstrated.
This order, however, appears only to have been obeyed by the Guards, with whom henceforward the emperor marched.
His brilliant career, both as a civilian and as a soldier, drew all eyes to him as best fitted to guide the fortunes of the new Confederacy, and with a deep sense of the responsibility he obeyed the call.
Voltaire obeyed this hint as far as Les Delices was concerned, and consoled himself by having the performances in his Lausanne house.
He obeyed reluctantly, and on the 14th of June 1835 was wounded by a musket bullet in the calf of the leg.
A great literary revival followed the recovery of Babylonian independence, and the rule of Babylon was obeyed as far as the shores of the Mediterranean.
At the very time of Nasir's visit to Cairo, the power of the Egyptian Fatimites was in its zenith; Syria, the Hejaz, Africa, and Sicily obeyed Mostansir's sway, and the utmost order, security and prosperity reigned in Egypt.
The poet willingly obeyed, all the more because he had previously received a divine command to undertake the task.
He reluctantly obeyed, and concluded his last discourse with the tenderest and most touching farewell.
After some hesitation the latter obeyed, hoping by his influence to rally all the Piagnoni to the rescue.
The situation was saved by a newspaper whicl from the outset of its career obeyed the best canons of journalism - Born in 1882, the fiji Shimpo (Times) enjoyed the immense advan tage of having its policy controlled by one of the greatest thinker of modern Japan, Fukuzawa Yukichi.
Hardy, and still maintained by Professor Merrill) is hard to reconcile with Pliny's own statement that the Christians had promptly obeyed the emperor's decree against collegia (§ 7).
He gave no objective, and when the brigadier pointed out that the enemy was still beyond the striking radius of his horses, Frossard reiterated the order, which was obeyed to the letter.
But as a faithful Catholic he obeyed the encyclical of 1892, and declared his readiness to rally to a Republican government, provided that it respected religion.
Most of them obeyed; Artabazus of Phrygia, who tried to resist and was supported by his brothersin-law, Mentor and Memnon of Rhodes, was defeated and fled to Philip of Macedon.
This arbitrary sentence was obeyed in the first instance by both parties, and Norfolk never returned.
Oaths and the taking of life were absolutely forbidden; hence the magistracy and the army were for the Mennonite unlawful callings; but magistrates were to be obeyed in all things not prohibited by Scripture.
- The laws which have just been stated are obeyed very approximately, but not with perfect accuracy, by all gases of which the density is not too great or the temperature too low.
This not only verifies that the second law of thermodynamics is obeyed, but enables us to identify T with the absolute thermodynamical temperature.
He obeyed the summons, and the pope himself became his first and apparently one of his most proficient pupils.
This order the marshal only too literally obeyed.
The Lombard sect went farther in (3) and (4), holding that no one in mortal sin could consecrate the sacrament, and that the Roman Church was the scarlet woman of the Apocalypse, whose precepts ought not to be obeyed, especially those appointing fast-days.
The Scot obeyed, and calling at Durham on his southward journey was present at the foundation of Durham Cathedral.
An altar was built having an edge double the length of the original; but the plague was unabated, the oracles not having been obeyed.
Napoleon in like case refused, at the risk of enforced resignation, but so did Moreau; the generality of lesser men have obeyed, but so did Suvarov.
The monastery of Iona was reverenced as the mother house of all these foundations, and its abbots were obeyed as the chief ecclesiastical rulers of the whole nation of the northern Picts.
He simply obeyed the impulse given him by the queen and Godoy.
But Hooker could at least make himself obeyed, and when Lee initiated his second invasion of the North a month after the battle of Chancellorsville, the Army of the Potomac was as resolute as ever.
They required humouring, and their march discipline was very elastic. But in battle the "thinking bayonets" resolutely obeyed orders, even though it were to attack a Marye's Hill, or a "Bloody Angle," for they had undertaken their task and would carry it through unflinchingly.
Some who were writers were driven to publish by the occasion; and after the orders of government, which were occasionally published to be obeyed, occasional poems, such as the poems of Solon, the odes of Pindar and the plays of the dramatists, which all had a political significance, were probably the first writings to be published or, rather, recited and acted, from written copies.
Here, as in all their actions, they clearly obeyed orders issued from headquarters.
All obeyed the pontiff of Rome - save Rome itself.
Though he might have escaped by flight, and though he knew, as he quaintly remarked, that " Smithfield already groaned for him," he at once joyfully obeyed.
They all obeyed except Hyperm(n)estra, who spared Lynceus.
On the side of Maurice, whom the army obeyed, was the power of the sword.
The believer who belongs to God's kingdom must not fill any office, nor hold any rank under government, which is to be passively obeyed.
An order was despatched for his removal to the extreme desert of Pityus; and his guards so faithfully obeyed their instructions that, before he reached the sea-coast of the Euxine, he expired at Comana in Pontus, in the year 407.
He cherished high purposes and obeyed a lively conscience.
The population more than doubles Gibbon's estimate of 120 millions for all the races and nations which obeyed imperial Rome.
Nevertheless he faithfully obeyed his instructions, and, by means more or less violent or discreditable, forced the diet of 1768 to concede everything.
It was left for modern research to discover rules of harmony which the Romans obeyed unconsciously.
He obeyed after having appointed his son Abdalaziz governor of Andalos (Andalusia), as the Arabs named the peninsula, and assigned Seville as his residence.
When the latter asked him to renounce his right of succession, he was willing to consent, saying that a quiet life with his beloved wife, the princess Zobaida, was his highest wish, but he obeyed his mother and Yahya b.
On the 11th of September, Suleiman Pasha not having obeyed the summons to evacuate the town, the bombardment was begun, and Ottoman troops were landed to co-operate with the rebels.
It was to be obeyed without question and without inquiry as to its meaning, because established by God.
Two changes, the inception of which is early, but the completion of which belongs to the Persian period, gave the impulse which Aramaic obeyed in all its later developments.
He found their religion at a low ebb, the regular clergy apathetic and sensual, the bishop little obeyed, the laity divided by the family feuds of their rulers, unchaste and ignorant.
If he had obeyed in the letter Cadorna's order that the greater part of the forces belonging to the XXVII.
The individual Jesuit obeyed his superior, who obeyed the rector, who obeyed the provincial, who obeyed the general, Who obeyed the pope, who took his orders straight from God Almighty.
Beginning with the older castles of Touraine, and passing onward to the Tuileries, we trace the passage from the medieval fortress to the modern pleasure-house, and note how architecture obeyed the special demands of that new phenomenon of Renaissance civilization, the court.
But his handling of it is clumsy and confused; and he does not make it sufficiently clear why the law of nature should be obeyed.
In other words, the electrometer nearly obeyed the theoretical law.
2 Apparently they were clever enough to keep the Galatians in ignorance that the entire law would require to be obeyed (v.
Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.
It was not the Old Testament saints, however, but only sinners and malefactors like Cain, Esau and Saul, who obeyed his summons.
In order to enforce the registration of edicts the king would send lettres de cachet, known as lettres de jussion, which were not, however, always obeyed.
They expressed "a claim to deference rather than a right to be obeyed" (Hort, op. cit.
A compulsory attendance law applies to children between 6 and 14 years of age, but it is not generally obeyed by the Mexican element of population.
was nominally under the orders of this army, but in fact obeyed orders only from the Bulgarian headquarters.
Only a few of the Romanists and more retrograde Utraquists obeyed his order.
He dwells with delight on the unselfish patriotism of the old heroes of the republic. In those times children obeyed their parents, the gods were still sincerely worshipped, poverty was no disgrace, sceptical philosophies and foreign fashions in religion and in daily life were unknown.
On the arrival of a second urgent summons shortly afterwards he obeyed, and was then at a house at Lambeth, probably in January 1604, initiated by Catesby together with John Wright into the plot to blow up the parliament house.
On the 5th of June 1409 was read the definitive sentence: that as heretics, and therefore separated from the Church, Pedro de Luna (Benedict XIII.) and Angelo Corrario (Gregory XII.) were ipso facto deposed from any office; they must not be obeyed, nor assisted, nor harboured.
On the division of the kingdoms which had obeyed his father, he received Leon.
The order was obeyed reluctantly.
But he failed to extend the rebellion beyond Bombay; and when a letter arrived, under the royal sign manual, ordering him to surrender the fort to Sir John Child, appointed admiral and captain-general of the Company's forces, he obeyed.'
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.
Sarili ordered the commands of the spirits to be obeyed.
The people heard and obeyed.
Successive generations obeyed the monitions of the Inner Light.
Their opponents were led by kings whose orders were punctually obeyed from Shrewsbury to Dover and from London to Exeter.
Truculent pamphieteers like Simon Fish, who wrote Beggars Supplication, were already demanding that these sturdy boobies should be set abroad into the world, to get wives of their own, and earn their living by the sweat of their brows, according to the commandment of God; so might the king be better obeyed, matrimony be better kept, the gospel better preached, and none should rob the poor of his alms. It must be added that monastic scandals were not rare; though the majority of the houses were decently ordered, yet the unexceptionable testimony of archiepiscopal and episcopal visitations shows that in the years just before the Reformation there was a certain number of them where chastity of life and honesty of administration were equally unknown.
His defence was that he had only obeyed the orders of the Committee of Public Safety; but, after a trial which lasted forty-one days, he was condemned to death, and guillotined on the 7th of May 1795.
The history of Israel from Moses to Ezra furnishes a large number of instances in which the fasting instinct was obeyed both publicly and privately, locally and nationally, under the influence of sorrow, or fear, or passionate desire.
Not only is the charge of secrecy rigidly obeyed in regard to the alien world, but full initiation into the deeper mysteries of the creed is permitted only to a special class designated Akils, (Arabic `Akl, intelligence), in contradistinction from whom all other members of the Druse community, whatever may be their position or attainments, are called Jahel, the Ignorant.
Mirabeau had the stuff of a great statesman, and Danton was capable of statesmanship. But these men were not followed or obeyed save by accident or for a moment.
It was not, of course, assumed that these laws were universally obeyed; indeed, one point with which Grotius is especially concerned is the natural right of private war, arising out of the violation of more primary rights.
or through the predominance in their minds of impartial sympathy, or because their conscience acts in harmony with utilitarian principles, or for any combination of these or any other reasons; or (2) it may be offered as a code to be obeyed not absolutely, but only so far as the coincidence of private and general interest may in any case be judged to extend; or again (3) it may be proposed as a standard by which men may reasonably agree to praise and blame the conduct of others, even though they may not always think fit to act on it.
Heinrich Schwabe established, in 1851, the cyclical variation, in eleven years, of spot-frequency; terrestrial magnetic disturbances manifestly obeyed the same law; and the peculiar winged aspect of the corona disclosed by the eclipse of the 29th of July 1878, at an epoch of minimum sun-spots, intimated to A.
Her confessor directed her to exorcise the figure, and she obeyed with pain, but, it is needless to say, in vain.
As such they were obeyed, for the king's arm was short in Ireland.
On the other hand, the destruction of Jerusalem and the exile of the people would appear to those who had obeyed D's instructions as a well-merited punishment for national apostasy.
reigned over a once more united Gaul of Franks and Gallo-Romans, and like Clovis lie was not too well Obeyed by the nobles; moreover, his had been a victory more for the aristocracy than ~ re for the crown, since it limited the power of the latter.
He obeyed the rule which has called upon all the intelligent governors of Spain to make sure of the African coast by occupying it.
This was to demand a great sacrifice, but Octave Feuillet cheerfully obeyed the summons.
Comforted by Fate's words, Deidre obeyed Darkyn's order with trepidation but no hesitation, assuming he meant to drink from her again.
She obeyed quickly, hurrying towards the demon.
Connor obeyed, and as Victor made a move toward him, Jackson blocked him, allowing the human to scurry to safety.
Mike obeyed, and they walked through the myriad of tunnels until Elise began grumbling about the distance and Brady became disoriented.
The tree obeyed. Toby bit back a yell as he was launched over the treetops into the sky, in the direction of the Lake of Souls. Another tree branch caught him, and he struggled to orient himself. He heard the sounds of pursuit but was stuck upside down.
The demon before him looked down but didn't object, understanding his place. Unlike Immortals, demons obeyed their leaders. But maybe, next time, lack of discipline in his enemies would work for Darkyn. He'd failed to takeover Death's domain or to kill her. It would take Gabriel a very long time to learn how to rule over the dead, and Rhyn was a loose cannon as a leader for the Immortals.
Resigned to a fate she couldn't determine, Sofi obeyed the Watcher and followed the guardsman through the building.
I always obeyed the First Warlord's decree: I never left the walls, and I've been true to Tiyan and my family.
Having one of those strong wills which know no obstacles, he obeyed the behests of his genius and entered Bouchardon's studio.
His former affection being still powerful over him, he obeyed the summons, in the hope of once again beholding Helen.
Men obeyed their base immediate motives until the world grew unendurably bitter.
This is the cane which made the Victorian governess a figure to be instantly obeyed.
He wore a headband which said " Please God, let Mohammed's law be obeyed always " in Arabic.
His men, who, having left their guns in the canoe, were utterly helpless, quietly obeyed.
These Ã¢natural lawsÃ¢ are given by a personal lawgiver and obeyed by personal agents.
I tell them that the teachers in school must be obeyed, you must not misbehave.
obeyed by personal agents.
These are examples of the sort of order that we used to intercept - and they were blindly obeyed.
The West, it seems, has willingly obeyed.
They should then move up toward the start only under Marshals ' instructions, which must be strictly obeyed.
obeyed instantly; we left the chamber, and the door remained open.
obeyed without question.
obeyed with alacrity; but I continued caressing the dog.
The diviners will then read the omens to find out whether all the rules have been obeyed or not.
polynomial equation obeyed by its own eigenvalues.
H Perfect American dreams have gone renegade, Replicants killing the ones they obeyed.
Not one man, it is said, obeyed the summons.
Scripture is absolutely trustworthy; therefore, it must be obeyed.
The principle therefore of these investigations is opposed to two attempts frequently repeated in the history of philosophy, viz.: (1) the attempt to establish general laws or forms, which the development of things must have obeyed, or which a Creator must have followed in the creation of a world (Hegel); and (2) the attempt to trace the genesis of our notions and decide as to their meaning and value (modern theories of knowledge).
This divinity "within a man," this "legislating faculty," which, looked at from one point of view, is conscience, and from another is reason, must be implicitly obeyed.
The order was skilfully obeyed, and the prince was hurried before a court-martial hastily summoned at that castle.
The atomic theory, and its correlatives - the laws of constant and multiple proportions - had been shown to possess absolute validity so far as well-characterized inorganic compounds were concerned; but it was open to question whether organic compounds obeyed the same laws.
Instead of seizing all provisions and burning what they could not remove, the Prussian generals enforced on their men the utmost forbearance towards the inhabitants, and the fact that they were obeyed, in spite of the inhumanity the people showed to their sick and wounded countrymen, proves that discipline was by no means so far gone as has generally been believed.
When this fundamental truth had been fully grasped, mathematicians began to inquire whether algebras might not be discovered which obeyed laws different from those obtained by the generalization of arithmetic. The answer to this question has been so manifold as to be almost embarrassing.
But Napata retained its importance as the religious metropolis; it was thither that the king went to be crowned, and there too the chief god delivered his oracles, which were (it is said) implicitly obeyed.
His religion was what he conceived the personal religion of Jesus to have been; and He was to him more a person to be imitated than an authority to be obeyed, rather an ideal to be revered than a being to be worshipped.
Again the populace rose on behalf of their hero, who, in his turn, strong in the conscientious conviction that "in the things which pertain to salvation God is to be obeyed rather than man," continued uninterruptedly to preach in the Bethlehem chapel, and in the university began publicly to defend the socalled heretical treatises of Wycliffe, while from king and queen, nobles and burghers, a petition was sent to Rome praying that the condemnation and prohibition in the bull of Alexander V.
c. 2), is that it is indivisible: a proposition true in same time there cannot be two sovereigns, but not true in the sense in which it has often been employed, namely, that in the last analysis of society there are some persons or person who control all conduct and are habitually obeyed as to all matters.
22, it hardly existed otherwise than as a phantom: the actual authority to be obeyed was exercised by the East India Company.
A whole hierarchy of khalifas, aghas and caids obeyed him.
Bright obeyed, began with much hesitancy, but found his tongue and made an excellent address.
The patriarch, who resides at Mardin near Diarbekr on the upper Tigris, is obeyed by from 15,000 to 20,000 people, who represent a secession from the Jacobite Church (see Jacobite Church).
That being so, the Jansenist obeyed his Inner Light, and paid little heed to the earth-bound standards of unregenerate common sense.
"I trim myself to the storm of time, I man the rudder, reef the sail, Obey the voice at eve obeyed at prime: ' Lowly faithful, banish fear, Right onward drive unharmed; The port, well worth the cruise, is near, And every wave is charmed.'" Emerson died on the 27th of April 1882, and his body was laid to rest in the peaceful cemetery of Sleepy Hollow, in a grove on the edge of the village of Concord.
Foreseeing the wrath of the king against all who obeyed the mandate from Rome, the larger number of the bishops and many others of the higher clergy fled overseas to escape the storm.
"Run for the river!" shouted the Wizard, and Jim quickly freed himself from his unseen tormenters by a few vicious kicks and then obeyed.
They obeyed at once, and next served a fine large turbot on a silver platter, with drawn gravy poured over it.
"Your Emperor's orders are obeyed in your army, but here," said Davout, "you must do as you're told."
The adjutant, having obeyed this instruction, approached Prince Andrew.
"Now softly, softly die away!" and the sounds obeyed him.
And for some reason he went to kill Africans, and killed them so well and was so cunning and wise that when he returned to France he ordered everybody to obey him, and they all obeyed him.
He obeyed its moral law when tempted by Satan.
Build on your successes, and always end the training session on a positive note when your dog has obeyed the recall.
Fire guards are the people who make sure that a municipality's fire safety codes and regulations are obeyed, and their presence is required in many places including hotels, office buildings, construction sites and public assembly halls.
Felice hesitated, but her hands no longer obeyed her, and they began to play the sonata that had drawn her down the stairs.
I obeyed the emergency protocol issued earlier in the day and didn't approach the vamp.
Too surprised to understand what exactly was happening, she obeyed the police officer's instructions to sit down and shut up and sat in the quiet police station reception area.
Her knees were weak, but her legs finally obeyed as she turned back toward the hotel.
Dread sinking into her stomach, Jessi obeyed, the other thugs trailing her.
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