Do now in this matter right as you lest, For finally I hold it for the best.”
On the contrary, opposition of any kind whets his determination and makes him keep on harder than ever.
They refuse to take any part in militarypreparations and in the army, because they cannot be executioners,and they are unwilling to prepare themselves to be so.
I leave you to your own pleasure, whether you will gratify or reject this his new desire.
disallow, forbid, refuse, resist, See also synonyms for PROHIBIT.
While they are made to depict the motives and passions of men, they retain, in an eminent degree, their own special features of craft or counsel, of cowardice or courage, of generosity or rapacity.
But I should say, bear on, with the knowledge you have forced me to give you so abruptly, till the fact which I could not withhold has become in some degree familiar to you, so that you may, without too great an effort, be able to give what comfort you can to your father.