In the second case one can say nothing except to encourage such princes to provision and fortify their towns, and not on any account
to defend the country.
It was an office in short, from which, unwilling to give Edward the pain of receiving an obligation from HER, she would have been very glad to be spared herself;-- but Colonel Brandon, on motives of equal delicacy, declining it likewise, still seemed so desirous of its being given through her means, that she would not on any account
make farther opposition.
Then let the bird fly away,' said the Princess; and she would not on any account
allow the Prince to come.
In fact my master was so difficult to deal with that I dared not on any account
pay down the money at once.
I would not on any account
trifle with her affectionate solicitude; or allow her to hear it from any one but myself.
Then he described the oath which every member of that small remnant of a noble body took, and which was of a dreadful and impressive kind; binding him, at the bidding of his chief, to resist and obstruct the Lord Mayor, sword-bearer, and chaplain; to despise the authority of the sheriffs; and to hold the court of aldermen as nought; but not on any account
, in case the fulness of time should bring a general rising of 'prentices, to damage or in any way disfigure Temple Bar, which was strictly constitutional and always to be approached with reverence.