Quotes of withhold

  1. When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek. – Abu Bakr
  2. I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music. – Puff Daddy
  3. There are, for example, exemptions in FOIA in which the government can withhold certain kinds of information, and the courts have recognized that there is certain documentation that do deserve protection, that certain privileges do apply and do deserve protection. – Alberto Gonzales
  4. In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. – Stephen Jay Gould
  5. A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold – Nelson A. Miles
  6. It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning. – Agnes Repplier
  7. The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U. S. contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U. N. unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate. – Cliff Stearns
  8. Each state, so that it does not abridge the great fundamental rights belonging, under the Constitution, to all citizens, may grant or withhold such civil rights as it pleases; all that is required is that, in this respect, its laws shall be impartial. – Lyman Trumbull
  9. All the experience of the greatest city in the world could not withhold me. – Henry Williamson

Usage examples for withhold

  1. She felt that he was struggling with himself that moment, but whether to drive to speech or to withhold it, she could not tell. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  2. It was supposed that she considered it due to herself to withhold her word for a term. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. But I confess I have found it impossible to withhold admiration of you. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  4. But, my dear Miss Underwood, he continued, a moment later, if your love for your father and regard for his wishes are to constitute your sole reasons for consenting to become my wife, why need you withhold that consent longer? – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  5. I can understand how, for instance, one might feel a just and great resentment, and have in one's hand the instrument of punishment, and yet withhold one's hand and protect where one should injure. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  6. The right of free speech entitled Barber to publish it; a larger measure of common- sense would have made him withhold it. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  7. The people think that their very thoughts are known to men who make their name conspicuous, and dare not say a word which they suppose that it is desired they shall withhold – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  8. His mother would have liked to keep him at home; but she felt that it was her duty not to withhold anything, and Colonel Marshall offered Hugh a place with him. – Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page
  9. Why should I withhold this poor gift?" – The Mystery of a Turkish Bath by E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)
  10. " Penny is going to Pine Top for the skiing," declared Louise, never guessing that her chum preferred to withhold the information. – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  11. He told me that thou didst, and that thou didst withhold from him thy true- lofa because thou didst fear that I would be displeased with thee. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  12. " Of what king of the people," said Gunnar, " hast thou known it written or told, That the word was born in the even which the morrow should withhold – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  13. Thy sword never fails us; why dost thou withhold thy words? – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  14. They do not wish to withhold it. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  15. Is it never right to withhold the truth, or even to say what is the contrary of true, as, e. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  16. The King's figure, till now rigid and motionless, stirred;- advancing a step, he took that hand before she could withhold it, and raised it to his lips. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. Harshly she met Mackenzie's efforts at first to dissuade her from this long- planned deed, yielding a little at length, not quite promising to withhold her hand when the step of her savage husband should sound outside the door. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  18. And Lancelot answered that it was never in his thoughts to withhold the queen from his lord, King Arthur, but in so much as she should have been dead for my sake, me seemeth it was my part to save her life, and put her from that danger till better recover might come. – Studies from Court and Cloister by J.M. Stone
  19. They enjoyed one- third the national revenues, yet they were the first to withhold their assistance from the national wants. – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  20. Was the cause of this, his fear of making the contrast between their natures too perceptible, the dread that any dispute must instantly part them forever, while he still considered it almost a duty, when the matter had once more become indifferent to her, not to withhold his opposition or deny his opinion. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse

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