Usage examples for withheld

  1. You want a number of objects of the first necessity, which nature has withheld from you. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. All that she had withheld was waiting. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  3. Quest nodded and reached shakily for the prescription; but the doctor withheld it. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  4. The continental edition of it, published by Baron Tauchnitz, has a wide circulation; and since for this reason the book cannot practically be withheld from the public, it is thought desirable that the publication of it should at least be accompanied by some record of the abovementioned fact. – Falkland, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. Oh, so you slip in ahead of me, having deliberately withheld information from the police, and think you are going to get all the credit. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  6. From men in this mood the occasion is rarely withheld. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. Her father was preparing to go too; but Mildrid did not wish to be alone with Hans as long as her parents withheld their consent, so she went towards the other door, and they presently saw her crossing the yard to her grandmother's house. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  8. Who will paint with words the elm or the oak so that its species will be known while the name is withheld? – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  9. Dora and Sophy were in a state of transport, and wanted to rush off at once with the good news, but Mary withheld them. – The Carbonels by Charlotte M. Yonge
  10. " I have withheld from you," he said, in quick, short utterance, " because it had to be. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  11. He hated the operators, in advance, for giving freely of admiration to an E that they withheld from him. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  12. He has no joy in the house so long as any rooms are withheld. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  13. The judge was a shade less severe; or else Breckon did not put himself so much in the way to be withheld as he had the night before. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  14. Marion longed to tell her then and there the great news, but she was afraid to do so, and was, moreover, withheld by the remembrance that it had been agreed she should not be told. – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  15. I need not say, that the names of the writers are withheld of necessity, because such sentiments if uttered at the south would peril their lives." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  16. The thoughts of youth are very long, and its conclusions are deliberate and delayed, and often withheld altogether. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  17. If she had made one or two observations from a distance, with respect to the young lady, she withheld them. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. " I withheld a theory, which seems to have come to nothing," he replied. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  19. Since you so strongly desire the language of animals, the gift shall not be withheld; open your mouth! – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch