Sentence in Classic:
He stood beside the bed, with his finger on his lips, as though there were some one in the chamber whom he must enjoin to silence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Almost instantly a female head was put out at the window, with two fingers placed upon her mouth, either to enjoin silence or to send him a kiss.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
He did not think that the Christian law that he had been all his life trying to follow, enjoined on him to forgive and love his enemies; but a glad feeling of love and forgiveness for his enemies filled his heart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I regarded that as my duty; common sense itself enjoins such a proceeding, though other proprietors do not even dream of it; I am alluding to the sciences, to culture.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
When the nuns were present at services where their rule enjoined silence, the public was warned of their presence only by the folding seats of the stalls noisily rising and falling.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
It enjoins him to be careful, and cut his work into as thin slices as possible, inasmuch as by so doing the business of boiling out the oil is much accelerated, and its quantity considerably increased, besides perhaps improving it in quality.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
For so at his departure Aeneas the great captain had enjoined; were aught to chance meanwhile, they should not venture to range their line or trust the plain, but keep their camp and the safety of the entrenched walls.
The frown, the harsh rebuke, the frequent application of the rod, enjoined by Scriptural authority, were used, not merely in the way of punishment for actual offences, but as a wholesome regimen for the growth and promotion of all childish virtues.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context