Comrade," said he, "I adjure
you, as a Christian and a soldier, to tell me where we are going.
I have been calumniated," continued Fouquet, warmly, "and I feel called upon to adjure
the justice of the king to make inquiries.
But I only the more earnestly adjure
all those whose eyes may rest on these pages, to pause and reflect upon the difference between this town and those great haunts of desperate misery: to call to mind, if they can in the midst of party strife and squabble, the efforts that must be made to purge them of their suffering and danger: and last, and foremost, to remember how the precious Time is rushing by.
If I have ever, since that fatal night, omitted to pray for your repentance before death--if I omitted, even then, anything which might tend to urge it on you when the horror of your crime was fresh--if, in our later meeting, I yielded to the dread that was upon me, and forgot to fall upon my knees and solemnly adjure
you, in the name of him you sent to his account with Heaven, to prepare for the retribution which must come, and which is stealing on you now--I humbly before you, and in the agony of supplication in which you see me, beseech that you will let me make atonement.
58) Ludovico is perturbed and, claiming that the peasants in his mother's fields would be dismayed to learn of "frivolous attacks on the church's sacred doctrines," he adjures
the astronomer to abandon his heliocentric heresy for the sake of their families' accord.
Meyer's bracing sensibility renders every commonplace unconventional: A Belgian blonde's flirtation with Geppino, the eldest Sanna son, at a village dance curtly avoids cliche, and a little boy's theft of two fish from a monger's cart is transformed into anticlerical comedy when a gaunt, black-robed priest adjures
the child to join him on a pilgrimage up a tufted hill to visit a cross and ends up with a herring in his hat.
First Amendment attorney Charles Glasser adjures
the BRT to take a more enlightening approach: "Students need to learn that living in a vibrant democracy requires being able to hear upsetting ideas without losing your mind.
the practitioner to determine and comply with the standards imposed by the applicable taxing authority.
At another point, when Sharif, who has just recovered from an illness, wants to eat pickles, she adjures
the pickles not to harm him.
The only verse in the Quran that adjures
against sabb (insults) instructs Muslims not to insult the infidels' gods "lest they, in retaliation, insult God in their ignorance" (6:108), and no variants of the word shatm appear.
Justas black men lost the power to vote, so Drusilla, in the moment she adjures
verbena, loses her power of speech and becomes the laughing, crying hysteric of the story's final pages.
As noted above, this provision has possible Biblical precedent; when Laban encounters Jacob in Genesis 31:50, he adjures
him not to take any additional wives other than his daughters, Rachel and Leah: "If you ill-treat my daughters, or take other wives besides my daughters, though no one else be about, remember, God Himself will be witness between you and me.