1 He was so affronted at a Butler becoming a gambler that when I came home for the first time, he forbade my mother to see me.
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2 Had he helped himself at that table, doubtless, never more would he have been able to hold his head up in this honest world; nevertheless, strange to say, Ahab never forbade him.
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3 The rising sea forbade all attempts to bale out the boat.
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4 He strictly forbade her to ask any of the girls she knew to stay with her at night.
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5 The law forbade Sunday drinking; and this had delivered the saloon-keepers into the hands of the police, and made an alliance between them necessary.
6 The law forbade prostitution; and this had brought the "madames" into the combination.
7 We met but three times, when Mr. West and Mr. Fairbanks, both class-leaders, with many others, came upon us with sticks and other missiles, drove us off, and forbade us to meet again.
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8 Trees, confronting him, stretched out their arms and forbade him to pass.
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9 This seemed profane, and the prioress forbade it.
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10 That the police regulations forbade this, but that she was one of those dead to whom nothing is refused.
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11 As they could no longer eat, Enjolras forbade them to drink.
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12 After having well beaten him, he forbade him to leave his service without his permission.
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13 Nor was he disappointed, for that shortsighted woman actually gave him a lump of sugar, tucked him into his bed, and forbade any more promenades till morning.
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14 She continued either delirious or lethargic; and the doctor forbade everything which could painfully excite her.
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15 But there was still something lurking behind, of which prudence forbade the disclosure.
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