When the Caliph heard what treatment Noureddin had received, he authorised
him to behead Saouy with his own hands, but he declined to shed the blood of his enemy, who was forthwith handed over to the executioner.
And if the same or some other person were authorised
to examine the newly written books of chivalry, no doubt some would appear with all the perfections you have described, enriching our language with the gracious and precious treasure of eloquence, and driving the old books into obscurity before the light of the new ones that would come out for the harmless entertainment, not merely of the idle but of the very busiest; for the bow cannot be always bent, nor can weak human nature exist without some lawful amusement.
They said that they did not know who had authorised
the movements of the troops; their idea was that a dispute had arisen at the Horse Guards.
Likewise, he was authorised
to recover of the merchant a large sum of money.
Elizabeth was sitting with her mother and sisters, reflecting on what she had heard, and doubting whether she was authorised
to mention it, when Sir William Lucas himself appeared, sent by his daughter, to announce her engagement to the family.
You are therefore authorised
to be absent from the Army untill October 1833.