chastise

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Bulstrode, when he was hoping to acquire a new interest in Lowick, had naturally had an especial wish that the new clergyman should be one whom he thoroughly approved; and he believed it to be a chastisement and admonition directed to his own shortcomings and those of the nation at large, that just about the time when he came in possession of the deeds which made him the proprietor of Stone Court, Mr.
But chastisement is a rule of the church, and I am seeking the good of these stray sheep.
It is this: The punishment which may be the consequence of conviction upon impeachment, is not to terminate the chastisement of the offender.
I think that a man must be so severely punished by the loss of your love that he stands in need of no other chastisement.
said Charles, "that is a severe chastisement for a very trifling fault.
After an odd and long stare at me, at once bull-like and amazed, he seemed to bethink himself that, after all, his money gave him sufficient superiority over a beggar like me, and that he had in his hands a surer and more dignified mode of revenge than the somewhat hazardous one of personal chastisement.
Before I could call him off he had crushed Lakor into a jelly with a single blow of one mighty paw, and had literally torn the other thern to ribbons; yet when I spoke to him sharply he cowed sheepishly as though he had done a thing to deserve censure and chastisement.
It is always distressing when outraged morality does not possess the strength of arm to administer direct chastisement on the sinner.
There was some doubt in his mind about the chastisement of unbelievers.
Wherefore if such chastisement inflicted on David encourages him but to enter upon fresh trespasses (as the girl Irene avers), the reason must be that his heart is not like unto that of the noble Porthos.
Believe me, there are many other Englishmen besides me who will fell a melancholy satisfaction in the chastisement of their country, many who are more English, even, than I.
But Collie did not give over, as was her wont, after a decent interval of chastisement.