There is not a foot of space between the chairs of the guests, and Tamoszius is so short that he pokes them with his bow whenever he reaches over for the low notes; but still he presses in, and insists
relentlessly that his companions must follow.
Burns, I insist
on your holding your head up; I will not have you before me in that attitude," &c.
Vague suspicions beset the mind of Miss Garth, and urged her to insist
on looking at the card.
I am aware of that; and that's the reason why I insist
upon it, that there shan't be a word about it in his Memorial.
So I said boldly, as if I had originated it, and must beg to insist
upon it, "massive and concrete.
Probably the same motives which induced Cedric to open his hall to this son of a rejected people, would have made him insist
on his attendants receiving Isaac with more courtesy.
I am very reluctant to insist
on your leaving us at once.
In one way, indeed, he bade fair to ruin us, for he kept on staying week after week, and at last month after month, so that all the money had been long exhausted, and still my father never plucked up the heart to insist
on having more.
It was strictly enjoined, that the project of starving you by degrees should be kept a secret; but the sentence of putting out your eyes was entered on the books; none dissenting, except Bolgolam the admiral, who, being a creature of the empress, was perpetually instigated by her majesty to insist
upon your death, she having borne perpetual malice against you, on account of that infamous and illegal method you took to extinguish the fire in her apartment.
, and profess to believe, that treaties like acts of assembly, should be repealable at pleasure.
I felt too faint and weary to insist
, and I let the moment pass.
A tremor of suppressed rage shook the whole frame of the count, and making a violent effort over himself, he said: "I have a right to insist
on your giving me an explanation.
Collins, who entered the room with an air more stately than usual, and on perceiving whom, she said to the girls, "Now, I do insist
upon it, that you, all of you, hold your tongues, and let me and Mr.
Thurston," rejoined Julia, whose sense of womanly propriety began to take the alarm; "and I must insist
on an explanation.
Not content with making fun of him among themselves, they insist
on his seeing the joke.