A chair scraped next to her and Alex swore softly under his breath.
I swore to myself I'd never, ever mention it!
He grimaced and swore softly.
I promise, she swore just as quietly.
Something big plunged away through the brush and Alex swore under his breath.
"I will do as I swore," he said at last.
He swore the tip came from someone, unidentified, but close to the rapper.
I swore I wouldn't tell anyone right now.
She swore and stooped to pick them up.
A few years afterwards he married again, his second wife being Agnes, daughter of Sir James 1 The descent of the first Napier of Merchiston has been traced to "Johan le Naper del Counte de Dunbretan," who was one of those who swore fealty to Edward I.
You swore an oath!
"I swore to myself I'd do this," she said.
She swore she heard the Guardian's voice again.
He swore to stay with her forever, just like she wanted him to, and she felt sorrow.
I always swore I'd never...
Someone told Caleb about this old mine and this thing they swore was in it.
She swore to us she didn't tell a soul, Cynthia said.
If I recall, I swore an oath to you and you one to me, he responded in a low voice.
He swore he was in St. Louis, and had a receipt to prove it.
Something had gone awry, or so the twins found out a day or two later, although Vinnie swore everything went according to plan and they hadn't done anything wrong.
And Dolokhov swore at him in coarse soldier's Russian and shouldering his musket walked away.
When Dusty found Bianca, she swore she'd seen a miracle, for the master assassin was the last person in either world she'd ever have thought would fall to something like love.
He swore the water pistol found outside couldn't have been the weapon.
On her father's death, she swore to die without cursing another with the demon.
The wounded men awaiting their turn outside the tents groaned, sighed, wept, screamed, swore, or asked for vodka.
He turned away from her and swore bitterly, driving his fist into the milk bucket.
Accordingly, on the 25th of March 1824, the emperor swore to the constitution with great solemnity and public rejoicings.
A dog-walking elderly gentleman swore he sighted the much publicized blue van and the search swung to that area.
In Germany it was the solemn national diet of Mainz (Easter 1188) which "swore the expedition" to the Holy Land; in France and England the agreement of the two kings decided upon a joint Crusade.
In 1127, in the character of an English baron, he swore fealty to Matilda as heiress to her father Henry I., and when the usurper Stephen ousted her in 1135 David vindicated her cause in arms and invaded England.
In 1382 it swore fealty to Amedeus VI., duke of Savoy.
The Cretan administrative committee swore allegiance to the king of the Hellenes in August, and again, after a change of government, at the end of December 1909.
1441), who took for her second husband John, afterwards John II., king of Aragon; and the cortes of Navarre swore to recognize Charles (q.v.), prince of Viana, her son by this marriage, as king after his mother's death.
At last he succumbed to the repeated requests of Girolamo or Geronimo Cardano, who swore that he would regard them as an inviolable secret.
The result was that Edgar and Earls Edwin and Morkere and " the best men of London " repaired to Berkhampstead, where they submitted themselves and swore fealty to the Conqueror.
I.m sworn to protect Toby, and I.ve done my duty in protecting Sasha, who is also my brother, according to the Code and the oaths I swore to my father and the Council!
He swore under his breath as he crossed the room to examine her neck.
With due solemnity (super majus altare) they swore to withdraw their allegiance from the king and to make war upon him, unless within a stated time he restored to them their rightful laws and liberties.
To this latter the people of Moscow swore allegiance on condition of his maintaining Orthodoxy and granting certain rights, and on this understanding the Polish troops were allowed to occupy the city and the Kremlin.
When all the Jewish people swore to be loyal to Caesar and the king's policy, the Pharisees - above 6000 - refused to swear.
At the end of August he appeared before Budapest, the siege of which had already been raised by the defeat of the Austrians; the infant John Sigismund was carried into the sultan's camp, and the queen-mother, Isabella, was peremptorily ordered to evacuate the royal palace, though the sultan gave her a diploma in which he swore only to retain Budapest during the minority of her son.
Stubbs, in his introduction to the"'Chronicle of Roger de Hoveden, writes: " This done, oaths were largely taken: John, the Justiciar and the Barons swore to maintain the Communa of London; the oath of fealty to Richard was then sworn, John taking it first, then the two archbishops, the bishops, the barons, and last the burghers with the express understanding that should the king die without issue they would receive John as his successor."
In Petersburg and in the provinces at a distance from Moscow, ladies, and gentlemen in militia uniforms, wept for Russia and its ancient capital and talked of self-sacrifice and so on; but in the army which retired beyond Moscow there was little talk or thought of Moscow, and when they caught sight of its burned ruins no one swore to be avenged on the French, but they thought about their next pay, their next quarters, of Matreshka the vivandiere, and like matters.
He had a special protest recorded, in which he formally declared that he swore allegiance to the pope only in so far as that was consistent with his supreme duty to the king.
In August 1296 Bruce and his father swore fealty to Edward I.
On the other hand, Charles swore, on behalf of himself and his heirs, to preserve the Hungarian constitution intact, with all the rights, privileges, customs, laws, &c., of the kingdom and its dependencies.
"You swore you'd free her!" he whispered, stricken.
And if I remember correctly, you swore an oath to me.
When he swore to maintain the constitution, then in progress of construction, at the festival of the federation on the 14th of July 1790, he was at the height of his popularity.
He swore never to do that to her and now, wouldn't be able to.
The dauphin then decided on a reconciliation, and on the 11th of July the two princes swore peace on the bridge of Pouilly, near Melun.
Dammit. I swore I'd get the first and last word in this time.
Shipton swore and began to fumble with his line to rappel again, down to the now injured and trapped form hovering below him.
Their brief search halted when a security guard swore no one had passed his way and too many corridors and stairways went in other directions, making further search difficult.
Already the emperor was beginning to feel weary of the heavy burdens which the government of so many realms had imposed upon him, and in 1549 he presented Philip to the states of the Netherlands, that they might take the oath of allegiance to him, and Philip swore to maintain all ancient rights, privileges and customs. The abdication of Charles V.
He swore on his honor that the Russians were lost if the Emperor would give another division.
She swore this would—
"I won't do it," she swore.
In a different time, he muttered then swore.
In hand-to-hand fighting before the walls of Newcastle, Douglas is said to have won Sir Henry's pennon, which he swore to fix upon the walls of Dalkeith.
A formal treaty was then concluded, which the Slavonians swore to observe in the names of their gods Perun and Volos.
The Grand Master de 1'Isle Adam, on entering the ancient capital of Notabile, swore for himself and his successors to maintain the rights and liberties of the Maltese.
In 1602 he entered the university of Louvain, then in the throes of a violent conflict between the Jesuit, or scholastic, party and the followers of Michael Baius, who swore by St Augustine.
This document described the queen as Alexandrina Victoria, and all the peers who subscribed the roll in the House of Lords on the 10th of June swore allegiance to her under those names.
A granite column near the town marks the spot where Ferdinand I., in 1527, swore fidelity to the Bohemian states.
One of his clients, Marcus Claudius, swore that she was the child of a slave belonging to him, and had been stolen by the childless, wife of the centurion.
After the death of Galba (69), Mucianus and Vespasian (who was at the time in Judaea) both swore allegiance to Otho, but when the civil war broke out Mucianus persuaded Vespasian to take up arms against Vitellius, who had seized the throne.
She grasped the hand of Lord Lindsay as he rode beside her, and swore "by this hand" she would "have his head for this."
In April 1867 Kwaka Dua died, and after an interval of civil war was succeeded by Kofi Karikari, who on being enstooled swore, "My business shall be war."
To the accusation Wallace made the simple reply that he could not be a traitor to the king of England, for he never was his subject, and never swore fealty to him.
He entered into relations with the eastern empire, and swore a "perpetual peace" with the emperor Heraclius; and it is probable that the two sovereigns took common measures against the Slav and Bulgarian tribes, which ravaged in turn the Byzantine state and the German territories subject to the Franks.
At a banquet shortly afterwards Philip vowed that he would lead a crusade against the Turks, who had seized Constantinople, and the knights of his court swore to follow his example.'
In May 1165 Frederick held a diet at Wurzburg, where the princes lay and clerical swore to be faithful to Paschal and never to recognize Alexander.
This with a large area around he dedicated to Aton in the sixth year, while splendid temples, palaces, houses and tombs for his god, for himself and for his courtiers were rising around him; apparently also this son of Aton swore an oath never to pass beyond the boundaries of Atons special domain.
By May the Douglases brought Albany from France to England, where he swore fealty to Edward, and was to be given the Scottish crown.
Tell is represented as being one of those who swore at the Ruth to drive out the oppressors; but the narrative of his doings is merely one incident in the general movement which began quite independently of him.
The latter pursued, but when he came up with the robber the two heroes were so filled with admiration of each other that they swore brotherhood.
Yazid, when informed of this, swore in his anger to have him imprisoned.
Thereupon Hajjaj ordered that every man capable of bearing arms should immediately join Mohallab in Khuzistan (Susiana), and swore that all who should be found in the town after the third day should be beheaded.
He succeeded in so far that 15,000 Kufians swore to fight with him for the maintenance of the commandments of the Book of God and the Sunna (orthodox tradition) of his Prophet, the discomfiture of the tyrants, the redress of injury, and last, not least, the vindication of the family of the Prophet as the rightful caliphs.
But Abu Jahm, on the instructions of Abu Moslim, declared to the chief officers of the Khorasanian army that the Mandi was in their midst, and brought them to Abu`1-Abbas, to whom they swore allegiance.
The latter having vainly tried to compel `Isa to renounce his right of succession, in favour of Mansur's son Mahommed al-Mandi, produced false witnesses who swore that he had done so.
Each of the parties concerned swore to observe faithfully every part of this deed, which the caliph caused to be hung up in the Ka`ba, imagining that it would be thus guaranteed against all violation on the part of men, a precaution which was to be rendered vain by the perfidy of Amin.
The news arrived just after that of the capture of Babak, and Motasim swore to take exemplary vengeance.
Owing to his extreme youth many of the leading men at Bagdad rebelled and swore allegiance to Abdallah, son of the former caliph Motazz, a man of excellent character and of great poetical gifts; but the party of the house of Motadid prevailed, and the rival caliph was put to death.
When Apollo and Poseidon became suitors for her hand, she swore to remain a maiden for ever; whereupon Zeus bestowed upon her the honour of presiding over all sacrifices.
It was within its walls that the deputies of the Lombard League swore to the conditions of peace ratified in 1183 at Constance.
Thus perjured and disgraced the young king embarked for Scotland on the 2nd of June; on the 11th when off Heligoland he signed the treaty, and on the 23rd, on his arrival at Speymouth, before landing, he swore to both the covenants.
Pedro, he swore to obey the constitution (thenceforward known as the " constitution of 1822 ").
Miguel also swore to obey the charter and was betrothed to his niece D.
Manoel swore to uphold the constitution and was acclaimed king by the cortes.
On the 1st of November the representatives of the nation swore fealty to Christian as hereditary king of Sweden, though the law of the land distinctly provided that the Swedish crown should be elective.
On the 3rd of January 1880 the Supreme Court declared the governor and council in error in counting in a fusion majority, but on the 7th the governor swore in a legislature with 78 fusion and only two Republican members, and, the governor's term having expired, the president of the Senate, James D.
Here also was held the diet of 1741 when the members swore to assist their sovereign, Maria Theresa, against Frederick the Great.
There was a screen between them at the interview, such as the present regentempresses of China use in giving audience to their ministers; but Tze-lu, one of his principal disciples, was indignant that the master should have demeaned himself to be near such a woman, and to pacify him Confucius swore an oath appealing to Heaven to reject him if he had acted improperly.
The states-general of the 2nd of February 1317, consisting of the nobles, prelates, and the burgesses of Paris, approved the coronation of Philip, swore to obey him, and declared that women did not succeed to the Crown of France.
Warwick married his younger daughter to her son Edward, prince of Wales, as a pledge of his good faith, and swore allegiance to King Henry in the cathedral of Angers.
With a solitary exception they swore and the Oath of the Tennis Court became an era in French history.
On the 14th Louis swore to the Constitution, thus regaining his nominal sovereignty.
John did not venture farther west than Trim, but most of the Anglo-Norman lords swore fealty to him, and he divided the partially obedient districts into twelve counties - Dublin (with Wicklow), Meath (with Westmeath), Louth, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Limerick, `:Kerry and Tipperary.
He swore that they had been ordered immediately after the appearance of an article in the Freeman's Journal which declared that a "clean sweep" should be made of Dublin Castle officials.
The practice of giving land as a beneficium to a grantee who swore personal allegiance to the grantor had persisted, and by his capitularies Charlemagne had made these personal engagements, these contracts of immunityhitherto not transferable, nor even for life, but quite conditionalregular, legal, even obligatory and almost indissoluble.
The king, urged by the privileged classes, responded to this first revolutionary act, as in 1614, by closing the Salle des Menus Plaisirs where the third estate were sitting; where- Oath of upon, gathered in one of the tennis-courts under the the presidency of Bailly, they swore on the 20th of June tennls~ not to separate before having established the con- COtIlt stitution of the kingdom.
died in 1355, and Wenceslaus and Jeanne on the occasion of their state entry into Brussels solemnly swore to observe all the provisions of the charter, which had been drawn up. From the occasion on which it was first proclaimed this charter has since been known in history as La Joyeuse Entrée.
The Cortes, carrying the king with it, fled to Cadiz, and after a siege, surrendered with no conditions save that of an amnesty, to which Ferdinand solemnly swore before he was sent over into the French lines.
The troops sent against them, under General Pepe, himself a Carbonaro, sympathized with the mutineers, and the king, being powerless to resist, granted the constitution (13th of July), which he swore on the altar to observe.
All the preparations had been made, when Murad's envoys arrived in the royal camp at Szeged and offered a ten years' truce on advantageous terms. Both Hunyadi and Brankovic counselled their acceptance, and Wladislaus swore on the Gospels to observe them.
He glanced sharply in the direction of the drive and swore under his breath.
He swore he was in St. Louis and had a receipt to prove it.
I can fix it, the Grey God swore, his large body seated and hunched as he held his head.
If I could kill Czerno â€¦ Damian swore darkly.
She swore this wouldâ€”
Dean swore to himself and fumbled for a pair of slacks and his raincoat, whacking his shin on the bed in the process.
I swore no allegiance to Landis.
You will make the walls fall and the Springs dry if you take Tiyan from me! she swore.
You swore on your blood.
As he left her chambers, he was unable to dispel the whispered warning that the queen of Tiyan had managed to force him into uttering an oath he swore never to give.
He swore me to protect this book with my life, to give it only to whoever could save Tiyan from its warlords' mistakes.
I wanted to tell you I'll protect Tiyan with my life, not because I swore an oath to you, but because I understand now what it is to have a home to fight for.
She swore an affidavit in support setting out her case.
He swore blind before the fighting began that these existed, and none has been found.
No more, he swore, would he stealthily creep, Sheep in hand, in the dark, o'er the college wall!
At last, I steeled myself and swore on all that I hold dearest that it would be out early in November.
After the infamous Roskilde disaster where they swore they'd never play a festival again the band are understandably jittery.
He was only too glad to make his uncle pay for them, as he swore he was an old miser.
Ye swore a solemn oath just now that I Safely across this stream should carried be!
When i was watching him he was going ouch ouch but then swore it didnt hurt afterwords lol.
suborn witnesses who swore that ' Isa had resigned his right.
swear girl later died (from " unhappiness " ), and Jefferson swore revenge on the one who took her away.
swearhe swore at the referee then he deserves everything that Laws punishes him with.
swearwon a great victory, and the nobles once more swore to obey him.
swearspan>swore under oath the material facts as I have outlined above.
swearan>Swore like a trooper all the way from King's Cross to Marylebone she did.
Savannah swore a vow of vengeance against the man, the beast, that killed him.
The parties swore an 'oath, embodied in the document, to observe its stipulations.
swore fidelity to the constitution before the assembled Houses of Parliament and in the presence of his consort, Elena of Montenegro, whom he had married in October 1896.
He threw the responsibility for the executions upon the prefect of the praetorian guard, and swore that he would never punish a senator without the assent of the entire body, to which he expressed the utmost deference and consideration.
After intermingling their blood in the earth and performing other peculiar ceremonies, the two contracting parties with grasped hands swore to avenge any injury done to either of them.
They preserved their own laws, customs, fueros (see Basques), which the Spanish kings swore to observe and maintain.
Although it must be admitted that the tenacity of the Lombard republics contributed powerfully to the pope's victory, and that the triumph of the Milanese at Legnano (1176) was the determining cause of Frederick's submission at Venice, yet we must not exaggerate the importance of the solemn act by which Barbarossa, kneeling before his conqueror, recognized the spiritual supremacy of the Holy See, and swore fidelity and respect to it.
He began by founding the Order of the Immaculate Conception, consisting of 72 young noblemen who swore a special oath of allegiance to the crown, and were to form the nucleus of a patriotic movement antagonistic to the constant usurpations of the diet, but the sejm promptly intervened and quashed the attempt.
died in 1355, and Wenceslaus and Jeanne on the occasion of their state entry into Brussels solemnly swore to observe all the provisions of the charter, which had been drawn up. From the occasion on which it was first proclaimed this charter has since been known in history as La Joyeuse EntrÃ©e.
He growled and swore at Miss Osborne as usual, and would smile when George came down late for breakfast.
Another story is that the Caliph got Khalid the Barmeki to suborn witnesses who swore that ' Isa had resigned his right.
The girl later died (from " unhappiness "), and Jefferson swore revenge on the one who took her away.
If he swore at the referee then he deserves everything that Laws punishes him with.
He won a great victory, and the nobles once more swore to obey him.
I swore under oath the material facts as I have outlined above.
Swore like a trooper all the way from King 's Cross to Marylebone she did.
He accepted Cecilia 's faith and both swore a vow of chastity.
Shauna swore by her itinerary and refused to vary from it.
Today, though, the Internet has made it possible to track down everything from your favorite perfume in high school to the lip gloss you swore by in college.
As your experience with driving increases, you will likely feel more comfortable and forget some of the initial things you swore you'd never do while driving.
I swore I wouldn't write about Tom Cruise anymore, but this is too good to be true.
Octomom Nadya Suleman, who once swore that she wasn't interested in doing a reality TV show with her brood of 14 children, has signed a contract detailing exactly how much the family is to be paid for a three-year reality program.
Kratos swore allegiance to Ares, scouring the land as his faithful servant.
When I was pregnant with my first son, I swore I would limit television time for my child, only allow him to eat healthy meals and snacks, and spend hours teaching him everything I knew...
The author soothed her friend's fears, but a few days later her friend fell down a flight of stairs and swore that she was pushed.
A couple men swore they'd danced with her at the Ballroom.
He swore off dating shows and promised to settle down for good.
Following the miscarriage the Duggars swore off birth control, and instead adopted the philosophy that children are a gift from God.
Star Trek:The Next Generation episode Relics, Captain Montgomery Scott (portrayed by James Doohan) swore at the holodeck computer that he wanted the bridge of the 'Enterprise, NCC-1701.
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