WITHHOLD's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of withhold
Definition:
v. refuse to give; refrain from giving, granting, or permitting; deduct from employee's salary
Example:
The state wants to withhold from a medical procedure that appears just awful.
Sentence in Classic:
The judicious parent, having nothing to bestow or withhold but his blessing, had handsomely settled that dower upon them after a short struggle, and had informed Mr.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
No one, whether he be wise or foolish, bad or good, if asked to choose between these two kinds of men, will ever be found to withhold praise from what deserves praise, or blame from what is to be blamed.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I tried to stifle these sensations; I thought that as I could not sympathize with him, I had no right to withhold from him the small portion of happiness which was yet in my power to bestow.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For such particulars, stated on such authority, Elinor could not withhold her credit; nor was she disposed to it, for the circumstance was in perfect unison with what she had heard and seen herself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
Best, therefore, withhold any amazement at the strangely gallied whales before us, for there is no folly of the beasts of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The same Daunian race pursues us and thee in merciless warfare; we once expelled, they trust nothing will withhold them from laying all Hesperia wholly beneath their yoke, and holding the seas that wash it above and below.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Still I was but an agent, led on by an invisible and offended Deity, who chose not to withhold the fatal blow that I was destined to hurl.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
I should be the last one to deny the patent weaknesses and shortcomings of the Negro people; I should be the last to withhold sympathy from the white South in its efforts to solve its intricate social problems.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context