Usage examples for forbidden

  1. That is really inside the Forbidden City, so at last we shall set foot on the sacred ground. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  2. Peggy had forbidden the servants to wait up for her. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  3. Have you no forbidden books? – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  4. That is one of the books that Miguel has forbidden me to read. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  5. The door of the adjoining chamber stood open, and the long forbidden room lay exposed to any eye. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  6. He could not have climbed to forbidden heights now even if he would. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  7. She could not speak of it to Joe, for the doctor had forbidden it. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  8. I have been forbidden to speak more than these few words, to express my personal regret that I am unable to give my personal attention to your needs and pleasure." – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  9. We are forbidden to do something because we are inclined to do it, and because we ought to do the opposite. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  10. He would if he could, but it is forbidden – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  11. She would be very glad to hear her speak, but now she has forbidden her. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  12. A policy of life insurance payable to the insured, or in the event of his death to his personal representatives, may be assigned unless forbidden by statute, therefore a policy payable to the wife of the insured, or another may be assigned by the united act of the insured and the beneficiary. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  13. He much wants to see you, and, as I have forbidden his calling on you at the Lawn, can only meet you here. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  14. I have forbidden you to do so, and you may trust me when I tell you that you have spoken to her for the last time. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. As it is now, should they find or steal a forbidden book, they cannot read it. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  16. Every State legislature in the Union is forbidden by its own constitution to exercise it. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. Well, it hasn't been forbidden – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  18. Had he ever been forbidden the house? – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  19. He played with the thought as a child might play with a forbidden toy. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  20. Beyond these latter I was strictly forbidden to pass. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel