1 While you looked so, I should be certain that whatever charter you might grant under coercion, your first act, when released, would be to violate its conditions.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
2 At our own risk and peril, let us violate this injunction.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—CAMBRONNE
3 Next he attacks Sthenius, and Anchemolus of Rhoetus' ancient family, who dared to violate the bridal chamber of his stepmother.
4 And hence let princes learn that from the hour they first violate those laws, customs, and usages under which men have lived for a great while, they begin to weaken the foundations of their authority.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V.
5 Babylon violated lessens Alexander, Rome enchained lessens Caesar, Jerusalem murdered lessens Titus, tyranny follows the tyrant.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
6 In any case, it was evident that the garden had been violated, and that strangers had made their way into it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I—JEAN VALJEAN
7 He noisily violated the pot-bellied drawers of all his wives, of all his mistresses and of all his grandmothers.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
8 For their envoys, who had violated the law of nations, and had therefore deserved punishment, they had on the contrary treated with honour.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXVIII.
9 by the law of the land, which is not to be violated.
Second Treatise of Government By John LockeGet Context In CHAPTER V
10 No principle of either would be violated by my marriage with Mr. Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 56
11 He has violated, in cold blood, the sanctity of a human heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
12 But they saw now that the Commandment had not been violated; for clearly there was good reason for killing the traitors who had leagued themselves with Snowball.
Animal Farm By George OrwellGet Context In Chapter VIII
13 The whip-man would certainly not have accepted this substitution anyway, as in that way he would have seriously violated his duty without gaining any benefit.
The Trial By Franz KafkaGet Context In Chapter Five The whip-man
14 It makes him hated above all things, as I have said, to be rapacious, and to be a violator of the property and women of his subjects, from both of which he must abstain.
The Prince By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In CHAPTER XIX — THAT ONE SHOULD AVOID BEING DESPISED AND HA...
15 To call Edward he must reawaken the echo of that room which now appeared like a sepulchre; to speak seemed like violating the silence of the tomb.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 111. Expiation.