A dignified gravity and repression were maintained
at all times.
The only noticeable result of the interview, when they presented themselves at the breakfast-table, appeared in the marked silence which they both maintained
on the topic of the theatrical performance.
To this arms make answer that without them laws cannot be maintained
, for by arms states are defended, kingdoms preserved, cities protected, roads made safe, seas cleared of pirates; and, in short, if it were not for them, states, kingdoms, monarchies, cities, ways by sea and land would be exposed to the violence and confusion which war brings with it, so long as it lasts and is free to make use of its privileges and powers.
In this view of the subject, by what logic can it be maintained
that the local governments ought to command, in perpetuity, an EXCLUSIVE source of revenue for any sum beyond the extent of two hundred thousand pounds?
Poverty of the State exchequer causes an army to be maintained
by contributions from a distance.
She remained silent, but maintained
her air of calmness and self-possession.
Effingham had, from the commencement of the disputes between the colonists and the crown, warmly maintained
what he believed to be the just prerogatives of his prince; while, on the other hand, the clear head and independent mind of Temple had induced him to espouse the cause of the people.
He looked eagerly -- but maintained
that he saw nothing- although I designated minutely the course of the creature, as it made its way down the naked face of the hill.
We might have killed them at any distance, but one rule of war we have maintained
from the first--the rule of realism.
The owner maintained
that he had let the Ass only, and not his Shadow.
So the Delegation was cast into the deepest dungeon beneath the moat, where it maintained
a divided mind for many weeks, but finally reconciled its differences and asked to be taken before the New President.
For instance, some worthy persons maintained
that the moon was an ancient comet which, in describing its elongated orbit round the sun, happened to pass near the earth, and became confined within her circle of attraction.