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sternly Sentence Examples

  • She let her gaze fall sternly on Dulce's face.

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  • "This isn't a laughing matter, Mr. Dean," Corday said sternly.

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  • While Calvin began sternly with the question.

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  • Thus stimulated, the increasing disaffection culminated in the rebellion of 1798, which was sternly and cruelly repressed.

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  • Thus stimulated, the increasing disaffection culminated in the rebellion of 1798, which was sternly and cruelly repressed.

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  • "Inspection first," Jessi said sternly.

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  • The soldiers in the yard, hearing the shot, came into the passage asking what had happened, and expressed their readiness to punish the culprits, but the officer sternly checked them.

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  • This time France was sternly opposed by the league of which William III.

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  • Prince Andrew looked sternly at her and an expression of anger suddenly came over his face.

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  • On arriving at the borders of Spain, Elizabeth was met by the Princess des Ursins, but received her sternly, and, perhaps in accordance with a plan previously concerted with the king, at once ordered her to be removed from her presence and from Spain.

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  • On arriving at the borders of Spain, Elizabeth was met by the Princess des Ursins, but received her sternly, and, perhaps in accordance with a plan previously concerted with the king, at once ordered her to be removed from her presence and from Spain.

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  • We ought to accept this terrible necessity sternly and seriously.

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  • It is done in all the brothels, and with these words Marya Dmitrievna, turning up her wide sleeves with her usual threatening gesture and glancing sternly round, moved across the room.

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  • In 1888 he was sent out as captain-general to the Philippines, where he dealt very sternly with the native rebels of the Carolines, of Mindanao and other provinces.

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  • But soon the victorious peasants became so violent and so destructive that Luther himself urged that they should be sternly punished, and a number of princes, prominent among whom was Phi.iip of Hesse, banded themselves together to crush the rising.

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  • "Just see where it carries to!" a soldier near by said sternly, looking round at the sound.

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  • "Put that down, that's bad... very bad," sternly remarked the general with the white mustache and red flushed face.

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  • The countess looked with sad and sternly serious eyes at Prince Andrew when he talked to Natasha and timidly started some artificial conversation about trifles as soon as he looked her way.

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  • The duration of John's ministry cannot be determined with certainty: it terminated in his imprisonment in the fortress of Machaerus, to which he had been committed by Herod Antipas, whose incestuous marriage with Herodias, the Baptist had sternly rebuked.

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  • At Prague a demagogue, the priest John of Zelivo, for a time obtained almost unlimited authority over the lower classes of the townsmen; and at Tabor a communistic movement (that of the so-called Adamites) was sternly suppressed by Zizka.

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  • Colbert sternly and fearlessly set about his task.

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  • Colbert sternly and fearlessly set about his task.

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  • Prince Vasili sternly declaimed, looking round at his audience as if to inquire whether anyone had anything to say to the contrary.

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  • Rostov stopped and, clenching his fists, suddenly and sternly turned on Alpatych.

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  • This Theodosius was sternly rebuked by Ambrose for the massacre of 7000 persons at Thessalonica in 390, and was bidden imitate David in his repentance as he had imitated him in guilt.

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  • This Theodosius was sternly rebuked by Ambrose for the massacre of 7000 persons at Thessalonica in 390, and was bidden imitate David in his repentance as he had imitated him in guilt.

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  • He suppressed, sternly and vigorously, emeutes in Paris in 1831 and 1832, 1834 and 1839.

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  • Of works certainly executed by him during his years of travel there are extant, besides the Basel wood-block, only a much-injured portrait of himself, very finely dressed and in the first bloom of his admirable manly beauty, dated 1493 and originally painted on vellum but since transferred to canvas (this is the portrait of the Felix Goldschmid collection); a miniature painting on vellum at Vienna (a small figure of the Child-Christ); and some half a dozen drawings, of which the most important are the characteristic pen portrait of himself at Erlangen, with a Holy Family on the reverse much in the manner of Schongauer; another Holy Family in nearly the same style at Berlin; a study from the female nude in the Bonnat collection; a man and woman on horseback in Berlin; a man on horseback, and an executioner about to behead a young man, at the British Museum, &c. These drawings all show Diirer intent above all things on the sternly accurate delineation of ungeneralized individual forms by means of strongly accented outline and shadings curved, somewhat like the shadings of Martin Schongauer's engravings, so as to follow their modellings and roundness.

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  • p An outbreak at Hoorn was by Charles sternly repressed.

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  • Leasing-making - a Scottish term for seditious language - was to be sternly punished.

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  • Order after order was issued by the French commanders that day forbidding the men to disperse about the town, sternly forbidding any violence to the inhabitants or any looting, and announcing a roll call for that very evening.

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  • Governor Miguel de la Torre, who ruled the island with vice-regal powers during the second period of Ferdinand's absolutism, sternly repressed all attempts at liberalism, and made the island the resort for loyal refugees from the Spanish mainland.

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  • To the army he gave unremitting attention, reviewing it at regular intervals, and sternly punishing negligence on the part of the officers.

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  • The motto that he adopted for use with the arms emblazoned for him as cardinal - Co p ad cor loquitur, and that which he directed to be engraved on his memorial tablet at Edgbaston - Ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem - together seem to disclose as much as can be disclosed of the secret of a life which, both to contemporaries and to later students, has been one of almost fascinating interest, at once devout and inquiring, affectionate and yet sternly self-restrained.

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  • "In the first place, Trunila is not a 'dog,' but a harrier," thought Nicholas, and looked sternly at his sister, trying to make her feel the distance that ought to separate them at that moment.

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  • The general and colonel looked sternly and significantly at one another like two fighting cocks preparing for battle, each vainly trying to detect signs of cowardice in the other.

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  • It took time and effort to bring them round to the diversion: the pope - naturally enough - set his face sternly against the project, the more as the usurper, Alexius III., was in negotiation with him in order to win his support against the Hohenstaufen, and Innocent hoped to find, as Alexius promised, a support and a reinforcement for the Crusade in an alliance with the Greek empire.

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  • It took time and effort to bring them round to the diversion: the pope - naturally enough - set his face sternly against the project, the more as the usurper, Alexius III., was in negotiation with him in order to win his support against the Hohenstaufen, and Innocent hoped to find, as Alexius promised, a support and a reinforcement for the Crusade in an alliance with the Greek empire.

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  • The rebellion was sternly suppressed and the walls of the city destroyed (Ibn al-Athir, A.H.

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  • In the midst of the French Revolution respect for civic festivals was sternly enacted, but sacrilege was an almost daily matter of state policy.

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  • The rebellion was sternly suppressed and the walls of the city destroyed (Ibn al-Athir, A.H.

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  • As time went on, his distrust of the national movement grew deeper; and in 1853 he sternly forbade his clergy to take part publicly in politics, and for this he was denounced by the Tablet newspaper.

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  • The history had a most extraordinary success, especially among the common people, owing, not to its scientific qualities, but to the fact that the author boldly and sternly sat in judgment upon men and events, and in his judgments voiced the feelings of the German nation in his day.

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  • In dealing with this period they sternly condemn the historical personages who, in their opinion, caused what they describe as the reaction.

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  • He succeeded in imposing an organized government upon the fiercest and most unruly population in Asia; he availed himself of European inventions for strengthening his armament, while he sternly set his face against all innovations which, like railways and telegraphs, might give Europeans a foothold within his country.

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  • At last we have a man! said he, glancing sternly and significantly round at everyone in the drawing room.

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  • "Pass on, pass on!" the captain reiterated, frowning sternly, and looking at the prisoners who thronged past him.

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  • But law and order were well maintained; the licence of the nobility was sternly repressed; the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway were treated as integral parts of the Danish state, and national aspirations were frowned upon or checked, though Norway, as being more loyal, was treated more indulgently than Sweden.

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  • Having jerked out these last words as soldiers do and waved his arms as if flinging something to the ground, the drummer--a lean, handsome soldier of forty--looked sternly at the singers and screwed up his eyes.

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  • Planning beforehand what he would say to Kutuzov, Rostopchin turned angrily in his caleche and gazed sternly from side to side.

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  • Notwithstanding that Quebec was almost solidly Roman Catholic the Rouges sternly resisted clerical pressure; they appealed to the courts and had certain elections voided on the ground of undue clerical influence, and at length persuaded the pope to send out a delegate to Canada, through whose inquiry into the circumstances the abuses were checked and the zeal of the ultramontanes restrained.

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  • While the law was thus sternly enforced, important acts of conciliation and measures of reform were carried out simultaneously.

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  • For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.

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  • "I ask one thing of you," he said sternly, "to obey me and not shove yourself forward anywhere."

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  • And though such antinomianism has always been sternly repudiated by the moral consciousness of Christendom, it has never been forgotten that " inwardness," rightness of heart or spirit, is the preeminent characteristic of Christian goodness.

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  • The prince stood still; his lively glittering eyes from under their thick, bushy eyebrows sternly scanned all present and rested on the little princess.

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  • As she became animated the prince looked at her more and more sternly, and suddenly, as if he had studied her sufficiently and had formed a definite idea of her, he turned away and addressed Michael Ivanovich.

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  • Kutuzov looked sternly at his adjutant and, after a pause, replied: I think the battle will be lost, and so I told Count Tolstoy and asked him to tell the Emperor.

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  • She looked at him and, screwing up her eyes sternly, continued to upbraid the general who had won from her.

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  • Eden's return the viceroy at once disavowed his treaty, sternly stopped the former allowance for the Assam Dwars, and demanded the immediate restoration of all British subjects kidnapped during the last five years.

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  • By 1550, when he summoned his second diet, a reaction in his favour began, and the lingering petulance of the gentry was sternly rebuked by Kmita, the marshal of the diet, who openly accused them of attempting to diminish unduly the legislative prerogative of the crown.

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  • By 1550, when he summoned his second diet, a reaction in his favour began, and the lingering petulance of the gentry was sternly rebuked by Kmita, the marshal of the diet, who openly accused them of attempting to diminish unduly the legislative prerogative of the crown.

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  • The use of masses was never put in practice more sternly than by Grant in 1864.

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  • The use of masses was never put in practice more sternly than by Grant in 1864.

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  • He pleaded his age, now close upon seventy years, his infirm health, and the obstacles to travel caused by quarantine regulations; but the pope was sternly indignant at what he held to be his ingratitude and insubordination, and no excuse was admitted.

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  • "To the crossing!" said the general coldly and sternly in reply to one of the staff who asked where he was going.

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  • Balaam, after being sternly rebuked, was allowed to proceed, but only on condition that "the word that I shall speak to thee, that thou shalt speak."

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  • Pointing his fork at her plate, he spoke sternly.

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  • Jonathan glanced up at Alex, who met his gaze sternly.

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  • "Like dating Allen," he said sternly.

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  • "That's nonsense," he answered sternly.

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  • He eyed her sternly.

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  • I want to have another word with you, I repeated, somewhat more sternly.

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  • You should not make deals, until you learn how, Zamon said sternly.

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  • "That's enough, Lori," Alex interrupted sternly.

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  • It is not at all customary to how the Sanctuary is meant to be used, she said sternly.

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  • "You leave Kiera alone," she ordered sternly.

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  • It's not as if he visited the cribs and houses, looking for prostitutes! she said sternly.

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  • "I didn't say anything about turning my life over to a man," she interrupted sternly.

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  • "Stop grabbing at straws, Vinnie," Winston said sternly.

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  • He gazed down at her sternly.

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  • "No," He interrupted sternly.

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  • He reclaimed her elbow sternly.

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  • His dark gaze met hers sternly.

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  • Pointing his fork at her plate, he spoke sternly.

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  • She let her gaze fall sternly on Dulce's face.

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  • Jonathan glanced up at Alex, who met his gaze sternly.

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  • "Like dating Allen," he said sternly.

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  • "That's nonsense," he answered sternly.

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  • He eyed her sternly.

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  • I want to have another word with you, I repeated, somewhat more sternly.

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  • You should not make deals, until you learn how, Zamon said sternly.

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  • "That's enough, Lori," Alex interrupted sternly.

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  • It is not at all customary to how the Sanctuary is meant to be used, she said sternly.

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  • "You leave Kiera alone," she ordered sternly.

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  • "This isn't a laughing matter, Mr. Dean," Corday said sternly, although most of the departing guests thought otherwise.

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  • It's not as if he visited the cribs and houses, looking for prostitutes! she said sternly.

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  • "I didn't say anything about turning my life over to a man," she interrupted sternly.

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  • "Stop grabbing at straws, Vinnie," Winston said sternly.

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  • He gazed down at her sternly.

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  • "No," He interrupted sternly.

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  • He reclaimed her elbow sternly.

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  • His dark gaze met hers sternly.

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  • "Inspection first," Jessi said sternly and stood.

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  • Ever since my poor old master prevented her from marrying that tipsy blackguard -- " " Stop, " said Gilder very sternly.

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  • Go on, the dagger's point may glare Amid thy pathway's gloom; The fate which sternly threatens there Is glorious martyrdom!

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  • Leasing-making - a Scottish term for seditious language - was to be sternly punished.

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  • Governor Miguel de la Torre, who ruled the island with vice-regal powers during the second period of Ferdinand's absolutism, sternly repressed all attempts at liberalism, and made the island the resort for loyal refugees from the Spanish mainland.

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  • He retained the esteem of the king until the divorce proceedings began in 1527; and then he set himself sternly in favour of the validity of the marriage.

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  • At Prague a demagogue, the priest John of Zelivo, for a time obtained almost unlimited authority over the lower classes of the townsmen; and at Tabor a communistic movement (that of the so-called Adamites) was sternly suppressed by Zizka.

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  • The duration of John's ministry cannot be determined with certainty: it terminated in his imprisonment in the fortress of Machaerus, to which he had been committed by Herod Antipas, whose incestuous marriage with Herodias, the Baptist had sternly rebuked.

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  • In the midst of the French Revolution respect for civic festivals was sternly enacted, but sacrilege was an almost daily matter of state policy.

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  • While Calvin began sternly with the question.

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  • Eden's return the viceroy at once disavowed his treaty, sternly stopped the former allowance for the Assam Dwars, and demanded the immediate restoration of all British subjects kidnapped during the last five years.

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  • He succeeded in imposing an organized government upon the fiercest and most unruly population in Asia; he availed himself of European inventions for strengthening his armament, while he sternly set his face against all innovations which, like railways and telegraphs, might give Europeans a foothold within his country.

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  • Notwithstanding that Quebec was almost solidly Roman Catholic the Rouges sternly resisted clerical pressure; they appealed to the courts and had certain elections voided on the ground of undue clerical influence, and at length persuaded the pope to send out a delegate to Canada, through whose inquiry into the circumstances the abuses were checked and the zeal of the ultramontanes restrained.

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  • In 1789, when the states-general were about to assemble, he crossed over to Flanders in the hope of being allowed to offer himself for election, but he was sternly forbidden to enter France.

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  • In 1888 he was sent out as captain-general to the Philippines, where he dealt very sternly with the native rebels of the Carolines, of Mindanao and other provinces.

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  • As time went on, his distrust of the national movement grew deeper; and in 1853 he sternly forbade his clergy to take part publicly in politics, and for this he was denounced by the Tablet newspaper.

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  • But soon the victorious peasants became so violent and so destructive that Luther himself urged that they should be sternly punished, and a number of princes, prominent among whom was Phi.iip of Hesse, banded themselves together to crush the rising.

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  • This time France was sternly opposed by the league of which William III.

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  • To the army he gave unremitting attention, reviewing it at regular intervals, and sternly punishing negligence on the part of the officers.

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  • Of works certainly executed by him during his years of travel there are extant, besides the Basel wood-block, only a much-injured portrait of himself, very finely dressed and in the first bloom of his admirable manly beauty, dated 1493 and originally painted on vellum but since transferred to canvas (this is the portrait of the Felix Goldschmid collection); a miniature painting on vellum at Vienna (a small figure of the Child-Christ); and some half a dozen drawings, of which the most important are the characteristic pen portrait of himself at Erlangen, with a Holy Family on the reverse much in the manner of Schongauer; another Holy Family in nearly the same style at Berlin; a study from the female nude in the Bonnat collection; a man and woman on horseback in Berlin; a man on horseback, and an executioner about to behead a young man, at the British Museum, &c. These drawings all show Diirer intent above all things on the sternly accurate delineation of ungeneralized individual forms by means of strongly accented outline and shadings curved, somewhat like the shadings of Martin Schongauer's engravings, so as to follow their modellings and roundness.

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  • While the law was thus sternly enforced, important acts of conciliation and measures of reform were carried out simultaneously.

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  • He suppressed, sternly and vigorously, emeutes in Paris in 1831 and 1832, 1834 and 1839.

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  • For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.

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  • p An outbreak at Hoorn was by Charles sternly repressed.

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  • The history had a most extraordinary success, especially among the common people, owing, not to its scientific qualities, but to the fact that the author boldly and sternly sat in judgment upon men and events, and in his judgments voiced the feelings of the German nation in his day.

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  • Balaam, after being sternly rebuked, was allowed to proceed, but only on condition that "the word that I shall speak to thee, that thou shalt speak."

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  • And though such antinomianism has always been sternly repudiated by the moral consciousness of Christendom, it has never been forgotten that " inwardness," rightness of heart or spirit, is the preeminent characteristic of Christian goodness.

    0
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  • But law and order were well maintained; the licence of the nobility was sternly repressed; the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway were treated as integral parts of the Danish state, and national aspirations were frowned upon or checked, though Norway, as being more loyal, was treated more indulgently than Sweden.

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  • He pleaded his age, now close upon seventy years, his infirm health, and the obstacles to travel caused by quarantine regulations; but the pope was sternly indignant at what he held to be his ingratitude and insubordination, and no excuse was admitted.

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  • The motto that he adopted for use with the arms emblazoned for him as cardinal - Co p ad cor loquitur, and that which he directed to be engraved on his memorial tablet at Edgbaston - Ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem - together seem to disclose as much as can be disclosed of the secret of a life which, both to contemporaries and to later students, has been one of almost fascinating interest, at once devout and inquiring, affectionate and yet sternly self-restrained.

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  • "Why have you dared to intrude your unwelcome persons into the secluded Land of the Mangaboos?" he asked, sternly.

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  • "Wherever have you been, Eureka?" asked Dorothy, sternly.

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  • "Look here!" said Dorothy, sternly.

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  • "Elihu Burritt, take your place on the floor," said the master sternly.

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  • But don't go overriding the hounds," said "Uncle" sternly.

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  • And what have you to do yourself? she asked the count sternly.

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  • "Stop that!" cried Alpatych sternly.

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  • "Gabions must be sent for," said he sternly.

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  • A young round-faced officer, quite a boy still and evidently only just out of the Cadet College, who was zealously commanding the two guns entrusted to him, addressed Pierre sternly.

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  • Be so good as to ride to General Barclay and inform him of my firm intention to attack the enemy tomorrow, said Kutuzov sternly.

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  • "How is that?" the Emperor interrupted him, frowning sternly.

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