God is punishing my daughter for what you did.
She was still angry with Alex, and she was punishing him.
There was nothing that would stop him from punishing the man who left his mother to die alone.
- on Natural Religion - he defends a moral or punishing Deity against the sentimental softness of the age.
Was God punishing Destiny because they had been greedy?
"I wonder if God is punishing us," she mused.
They were also charged with the maintenance of order in the mir and the family, punishing infractions of the religious law, husbands who beat their wives, and parents who ill-treated their children.
In both 1715 and 1745 Dumfries remained apathetic. Prince Charles Edward indeed occupied the town, holding his court in a building afterwards known as the Commercial Hotel, levying £2000 tribute money and requisitioning 1000 pairs of shoes for his Highlanders, by way of punishing its contumacy.
On this view, the Chaldaeans are the divine instrument for punishing the tyranny of the Assyrians, to whom the following woes will therefore refer.
But in a statute punishing with death robbery on the highway, railways were held not to be included in the term.
In 1358 the parte Guelfa made these enactments still more stringent, punishing with death or heavy fines all who being Ghibellines held office, and provided that if trustworthy witnesses were forthcoming condemnations might be passed for this offence without hearing the accused; even a non-proved charge or an ammonizione (warning not to accept office) might entail disfranchisement.
The right of pardoning is coextensive with the right of punishing.
He was court-martialled on his return, but was acquitted on all charges except that of illegally punishing men in his squadron.
He took pleasure in displaying his power over the great, and in punishing them in the spiritual courts for moral offences.
From the end of 1888 the amir passed eighteen months in his northern provinces bordering upon the Oxus, where he was engaged in pacifying the country that had been disturbed by revolts, and in punishing with a heavy hand all who were known or suspected to have taken any part in rebellion.
The devil here assumes very much the characteristics of the punishing and just God of the Old Testament, and the prospect is even held out of his ultimate pardon.
The laws usually contain provisions punishing fraud or bribery practised at a primary, similar to those which apply to the subsequent elections to office.
While serving the government as a silent weapon against political adversaries or dangerous writers and as a means of punishing culprits of high birth without the scandal of a suit at law, the lettres de cachet had many other uses.
After punishing Lycus and Dirce for cruel treatment of Antiope, they built and fortified Thebes, huge blocks of stone forming themselves into walls at the sound of Amphion's lyre (Horace, Odes, iii.
16) mention the frequency of the offence, but maintain silence as to any laws for punishing it.
He visited all the neighbouring parishes where the contagion raged, distributing money, providing accommodation for the sick, and punishing those, especially the clergy, who were remiss in discharging their duties.
He shortly afterwards received permission from the Porte to invade Syria, with the view of punishing All Beys supporter ~ahir, and left as his deputies in Cairo Ismgil Bey and Ibrahim Bey, who, by deserting All at the battle of Salihia, had brought about his downfall.
To the army he gave unremitting attention, reviewing it at regular intervals, and sternly punishing negligence on the part of the officers.
But the hereditable jurisdictions and feudal powers, as of calling out tenants by the fiery cross and punishing the peaceful by burning their cottages, had never been abolished; the chief's will was law, and if the chiefs headed a rising, their clansmen would follow them, willingly or " forced out."
Disease and death were often connected with the violation of taboo, the offended gods thus punishing the offenders.
Giannettino was murdered, but the conspirators were defeated, and Andrea showed great vindictiveness in punishing them.
Hajjaj was a sincere Moslem; this, however, did not prevent him from attacking Ibn Zobair in the Holy City, nor again from punishing rebels, though they bore the name of holy men.
"And," said a citizen of that town, "we had such an awe and reverence for Khalid, that he appeased the disorders, almost without punishing anybody."
The freethinking school of the Mo'tazilites insisted that the righteousness of God in rewarding or punishing men for their actions could be vindicated only by the recognition of human freedom.
8.14, §§ 164-166, Niese) to which he refers, he says: "The Sadducees do away with Destiny altogether and set God beyond the possibility of punishing or supervising men.
Perhaps the most remarkable incident in the life of Theodosius from a personal point of view is the incident of his submission to the reprimands of Ambrose, who dared to rebuke him and refuse to admit him to the Eucharist till he had done public penance for punishing a riot in Thessalonica by a wholesale massacre of the populace.
Verantius of Sebenico, an eye-witness of the state of Moldavia at the beginning of the 16th century, mentions three towns of the interior provided with stone walls - Suciava, Chotim (Khotin) and Ncamtzu; the people were barbarous, but more warlike than the Walachians and more tenacious of their national costume, punishing with death any who adopted the Turkish.
On receiving this disastrous news the earl of Northumberland sued for pardon; the king was unwise enough to grant it, merely punishing him by fining him and taking all his castles out of his hands.
His cruelty and barbarity in punishing the rebels did not meet with the approval of Charles II., who is said to have remarked that "the old fool has put to death more people in that naked country than I did here for the murder of my father."
Upon what grounds, therefore, shall we discriminate between the justice of punishing him for what he was at a previous period in his life and the injustice of forgiving him because of what he is in the present?
The same argument holds good concerning our feelings with regard to the justice or injustice of punishing a criminal if we believe that his will was determined.
Night is a person in Greek mythology, and in the fourteenth book of the Iliad we read that Zeus abstained from punishing Sleep " because he feared to offend swift Night."
The choices are between getting into punishing debt; buying a hovel; living with relatives or renting for the forseeable future.
misbehaveld told officers his mother was punishing him for misbehaving in school.
One room, with and unglazed and barred window, was used as a ' bridewell ' for punishing miscreants.
panoptic power regimes, carefully explored in the work of Michel Foucault, exercise normalizing judgment by punishing deviations from the required standards.
punishing the search engine spammers.
punishing the sins of the city people.
rallys set the tone for the match, long punishing rallies and excellent squash.
The route is covered with volcanic scree and you slip and slide downwards, really punishing your feet and your knees.
This game is more challenging to your neural transmitters than punishing to your carpel tunnels.
For a while the old anti-Persian policy again found favour in Athens, and Cimon led a great expedition against Cyprus; but on Cimon's death hostilities were suspended, and a lasting arrangement with Persia was brought about.Ã‚° It was probably in order to mark the definite conclusion of the Persian War and to obtain recognition for Athens' work in punishing the Mede that Pericles now Ã‚° proposed a pan-Hellenic congress at Athens to consult about the rebuilding of the ruined temples and the policing of the seas; but owing to the refusal of Sparta the project fell through.
(4) Protection of the fabrics of churches, of churchyards, ornaments, fittings, &c., sanctioning by licence or faculty any additions or alterations, and preventing or punishing unauthorized dealings by proceedings on the criminal side of the courts.
The most important enactments of the council of Chalcedon were the following: (1) the approval of the canons of the first three ecumenical councils and of the synods of Ancyra, NeoCaesarea, Changra, Antioch and Laodicea; (2) forbidding trade, secular pursuits and war to the clergy, bishops not even being allowed to administer the property of their dioceses; (3) forbidding monks and nuns to marry or to return to the world; likewise forbidding the establishment of a monastery in any diocese without the consent of the bishop, or the disestablishment of a monastery once consecrated; (4) punishing with deposition an ordination or clerical appointment made for money; forbidding "absolute ordination" (i.e.
without assignment to a particular charge), the translation of clerics except for good cause, the enrolment of a cleric in two churches at once, and the performance of sacerdotal functions outside of one's diocese without letters of commendation from one's bishop; (5) confirming the jurisdiction of bishops over all clerics, regular and secular alike, and punishing with deposition any conspiracy against episcopal authority; (6) establishing a gradation of ecclesiastical tribunals, viz.
They have become extremely adept at finding out duplicates and hidden texts, detecting and punishing the search engine spammers.
Others thought it was God punishing the sins of the city people.
This set the tone for the match, long punishing rallies and excellent squash.
Punishing and rehabilitating When offenders are sent to prison or into custody, public safety is a very important consideration.
Watch your responses-While you may be extremely frustrated with your child, don't resort to punishing or ridiculing her.
All of these colors are comfortably worn on sensitive eyes as well, without punishing them with watering or irritation.
Rest assured, it's not punishing to your dog, which by the way sounds like a real sweetie.
Steel strings are quite punishing to the beginner's hand, but you can remedy this by having your acoustic model restrung with nylon strings.
A wide brimmed hat can do wonders when it comes to shielding baby from the punishing sun.
It is important to remember that properly treating the condition requires addressing the motives and emotions behind the disorder, not simply punishing the behavior.
Many experts recommend punishing both children rather than becoming involved in trying to figure out who was "right" and who was "wrong."
College courses on human sexuality include materials and discussion of masturbation, and many parenting manuals deal with ways to affirm a child's self-pleasing habits rather than degrading or punishing the child.
You don't believe in punishing your child but instead simply talk to him.
Though he rejected the demand of the pope, who wished him to consent to the abolition of the compacts, he endeavoured to curry favour with the Roman see by punishing severely all the more advanced opponents of papacy in Bohemia.
He fought with success in Italy, but was chiefly noted for the severity he showed in suppressing and punishing a rising in Brescia.
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