1 Warm clothing, when it was obtainable at all, had risen to such prohibitive prices that Atlanta ladies were lining their old dresses with rags and reinforcing them with newspapers to keep out the wind.
2 He hopes to see all the evangelical denominations joined in one strong body, opposing Catholicism and Christian Science, and properly guiding all movements that make for morality and prohibition.
3 It is the prohibition of happiness.
4 It is not the least to the purpose what the reasons of this prohibition are; they may be the strongest and gravest reasons, or they may be mere whim.
5 I refuse to make a mountain of it, and I refuse anybody's moral condemnation or prohibition.
6 He moved very gradually, as if there had been some secret prohibition on leaving the room.
7 I say this because on other occasions this same senate had forbidden these nations to defend themselves; and a less prudent assembly might have thought it lowered their credit to withdraw that prohibition.
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8 The champions were therefore prohibited to thrust with the sword, and were confined to striking.
9 A knight, it was announced, might use a mace or battle-axe at pleasure, but the dagger was a prohibited weapon.
10 He came; and he would have been delighted to shew his uniform there too, had not cruel custom prohibited its appearance except on duty.
11 She did not know whether it was a good thing or a bad thing, useful or dangerous, eternal or temporary, allowable or prohibited; she loved.
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12 We need not add that the goldsmith, O'Reilly, and his assistant, were prohibited from going out under any pretext.
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13 Balls will be absolutely prohibited, unless you stand up with one of your sisters.
14 But I wouldn't prohibit him from running.
15 At recreation hours it suffices to have a ball roll aside, to send them all hither, in spite of prohibitions, to hunt and rummage for it all about here.
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