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These churches were symbolized in the Scriptures as candlesticks, and on certain conditions there was a sort of implied promise that Smyrna should be endowed with a "crown of life.
MONSIEUR COLBERT, - We have a promise to fulfil with M.
He refused to listen to me, as he had refused to listen to his mother; and he held me at the same time to my promise to keep his secret.
A man who has betrayed a woman under a promise of marriage is forced by that law (in the interests of public morality) to acknowledge her as his wife.
That is an undertaking which I have not asked of you and a promise which I refuse to make you
Scarcely eight moons had passed when, just as he had said, the wife went forth, and followed her husband; but before leaving her children she bade the two elder ones think of their promise never to forsake the younger, for he was a child, and weak.
When therefore the son had been proclaimed king, and the time of mourning was over, he was forced to keep the promise which he had given his father, and caused the king's daughter to be asked in marriage, and she was promised to him.
But a faithful promise -- the fidelity of promising
Yes; it could do no good; and, at any rate, unless you promise I remain where I am.
I promise nothing--I shall make codicils as long as I like--and that considering the nature of such a proceeding, it is unreasonable to presume that a young man of sense and character would attempt it--ah, but the gentleman doesn't say you are a young man of sense and character, mark you that, sir
This promise pleased the woman and she soon became more pleasant, saying they could stay the night at her house and begin their voyage on the river next morning.
The fact was that Professor Maxon regretted the promise he had made von Horn relative to his daughter.
She made me promise not to -- mother made me promise not to.
Promise me that when next you are angry you will count one hundred before you move or speak.
I don't care a pin about smoking, so can give it up as easy as not, and I promise you I will.