Where a man in any station had given satisfactory evidence of his fitness for it, a new President would be restrained from attempting a change in favor of a person more agreeable to him, by the apprehension that a discountenance
of the Senate might frustrate the attempt, and bring some degree of discredit upon himself.
Several important considerations have been touched in the course of these papers, which discountenance
the supposition that the operation of the federal government will by degrees prove fatal to the State governments.
The interests of the French crown, endangered at this moment, are to discountenance
rebellion in a neighboring nation.
He therefore walked boldly on after the chair in which his lady rode, pursued by a grand huzza, from all the chairmen present, who wisely take the best care they can to discountenance
all walking afoot by their betters.
Or should she, confident, As sitting queen adored on Beauty's throne, Descend with all her winning charms begirt To enamour, as the zone of Venus once Wrought that effect on Jove (so fables tell), How would one look from his majestic brow, Seated as on the top of Virtue's hill, Discountenance
her despised, and put to rout All her array, her female pride deject, Or turn to reverent awe!
Millward a fool, and he believes it all; but however little you may value the opinions of those about you - however little you may esteem them as individuals, it is not pleasant to be looked upon as a liar and a hypocrite, to be thought to practise what you abhor, and to encourage the vices you would discountenance
, to find your good intentions frustrated, and your hands crippled by your supposed unworthiness, and to bring disgrace on the principles you profess.'
The Abubakar Ibrahim campaign organisation says her principal would only enter into an agreement that would better the living standard of the people of the state, urged the delegates and those who have shown concern to the malicious report to discountenance
it as it is baseless and unsubstantiated.
Towards the preservation of your government, and the permanency of your present happy state, it is requisite, not only that you steadily discountenance
irregular oppositions to its acknowledged authority, but also that you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon its principles, however specious the pretexts.
Toward the preservation of your freedom, and the permanency of your happiness, it is requisite, not only that you steadily discountenance
irregular oppositions to the Constitution's authority, but also that you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon the Constitution's principles.
In a a joint statement, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN) and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineer (NPE) urged the public to discountenance
the earlier statement by NAMA Spokesman Supo Atobatele.
He certainly did not subscribe to the strictures of Jeremy Collier, the theatre critic and clergyman who published a pamphlet in 1698 entitled A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage, the Introduction to which starts: The business of Plays is to recommend Virtue, and discountenance
Vice; To shew the Uncertainty of Humane Greatness, the sudain Turns of Fate, and the Unhappy Conclusions of Violence and Injustice: 'Tis to expose the Singularities of Pride and Fancy, to make Folly and Falsehood contemptible, and to bring every Thing that is Ill Under Infamy, and Neglect.
I will abstain from all alcoholic liquor and discountenance
all the causes and practices of intemperance."