1 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.
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2 She stretched out her arm to enjoin silence about her, held her breath, and began to listen with rapture.
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3 This would enjoin us from consigning something sublime to History.
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4 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.
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5 Let me use my authority as a leech," answered Rebecca, "and enjoin you to keep silence, and avoid agitating reflections, whilst I apprize you of what you desire to know.
6 The laws of England," interrupted Beaumanoir, "permit and enjoin each judge to execute justice within his own jurisdiction.
7 "One thing, thou that wast my wife, I would enjoin upon thee," continued the scholar.
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8 Every man can understand it, but to conceive it and enjoin it was possible only for God.
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9 Scarlett winked slyly at Frank and, for all his distress at the bad news he had just heard, he smiled, knowing she was enjoining silence and making him one in a pleasant conspiracy.
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10 Antiochus refusing these terms, fought and was defeated, and again sent envoys to Scipio, enjoining them to accept whatever conditions the victor might be pleased to impose.
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11 I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
12 "Don't mention it," he enjoined me eagerly.
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13 Then turning to the accused, he enjoined him to listen to what he was about to say, and added: "You are in a position where reflection is necessary."
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14 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.
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15 Nay, he it was who besought and enjoined me to seek thy grace and draw nigh thy courts.