Which preposition to use with forgave

for Occurrences 69%

Perhaps I may be forgiven for impliedly comparing myself to Don Quixote, since that gentleman, besides his other characteristics, is generally agreed to have been mad.

in Occurrences 22%

Anything can be forgiven in a lad who burns with the desire to aid his father, however, and General Herkimer beckoned for my comrade to approach.

to Occurrences 19%

But what will not Christopher forgive to Genius and Goodness?

on Occurrences 7%

And yet, in view of fatal errors on the part of generals, the disobedience of orders, and the unfriendly detractions of Chase,his able, but self-important Secretary of the Treasury,not a word of reproach had fallen from him; he was still gentle, conciliatory, patient, forgiving on all occasions, and marvellously reticent and self-sustained.

at Occurrences 6%

That you should ever forgive at heart cannot be.

with Occurrences 4%

" There are players who make honest objection on the excitement of the moment from sheer desire to win, but their lapses from Base Ball etiquette are so few and far between that their transgressions usually may be forgiven with some grace.

as Occurrences 3%

There is no sin a woman so readily forgives as a man's unruly love for her, and hundreds of noble-hearted women have been led to regard a lawless infatuation as a divine emotion, because they were lonely, and neglected, and hungry for affection.

under Occurrences 3%

The author might be forgiven under such circumstances if in his irritation he took a strong line.

without Occurrences 3%

The fairest action of our human life Is scorning to revenge an injury: For who forgives without a further strife His adversary's heart to him doth tie: And 'tis a firmer conquest truly said To win the heart, than overthrow the head.

from Occurrences 3%

We must forgive; we must forgive from our hearts; and there must be no limit to our forgiveness.

himfor Occurrences 2%

If Dante had erred only on the side of indulgence, humanity could easily have forgiven himfor the excesses of charity are the extensions of hope; but, unfortunately, where he is sweet-natured once, he is bitter a hundred times.

after Occurrences 2%

I say esteem; for, as to applause, it is a youthful pursuit, never to be forgiven after twenty, and naturally succeeds the childish desire of catching the setting sun, which I can remember running very hard to do: a fine thing truly if it could be caught; but experience soon shows it to be impossible.

like Occurrences 1%

And because it is seen that there are in the world men who are forgiving like the Earth, it is therefore that creatures derive their life and prosperity.

in Occurrences 1%

He loaned his brother Samuel (five times married) considerable sums, which he forgave in his will, spent "near five thousand dollars" on the education of two of his sons, and cared for several years for a daughter Harriot, notwithstanding the fact that she had "no disposition ... to be careful of her cloaths."

themfor Occurrences 1%

Faux pas are told in such a modest way, The affair of Colonel B with Mrs. A You must forgive themfor what is there, say, Which such a pliant Vowel must not grant To such a very pressing Consonant? Or who poetic justice dares dispute, When, mildly melting at a lover's suit, The wife's a Liquid, her good man a Mute?

thou Occurrences 1%

Forgive thou me, not for my body's sake, which fears nothing, but for the sake, alas, of my soul.

by Occurrences 1%

So the God of Mahomet forgives by reason of His vast knowledge.

beneath Occurrences 1%

Jenkins slept forgiven beneath his twopenny-halfpenny tombstone, and Thompson, reflecting that not only was his own monument designed (with a canopy of Carrara marble), but the cost of it invested in the three per cents., walked contentedly back to the station, repeating on his way with gentle scorn "A Father kind, a Husband dear, A faithful Friend, lies buried here.

unto Occurrences 1%

The first that meets us is in c. ii, 'Remembering what the Lord said teaching, judge not that ye be not judged; forgive and it shall be forgiven unto you; pity that ye may be pitied; with what measure ye mete it shall be measured unto you again; and that blessed are the poor and those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of God'

about Occurrences 1%

Not a respect for good qualities, a mere admiration for beauty, a perception of strength or delicacy, but a sort of predestined unity of spirit and body, an inner and instinctive congeniality, a sense of supreme need and nearness, which has no consciousness of raising or helping or forgiving about it, but is rather an imperative desire for surrender, for sharing, for serving.

to Occurrences 1%

For a time men forgave to Mr. Sheridanextravagant and reckless as he waswhat would long before have brought an honester, better, but less amusing man to a debtor's prison and the contempt of society; but only for a time was this career possible.

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