They are in the hand of God—in his hand to give or to withhold.
Withhold not Thy countenance from the tears and beseechings of the woebegone.
I don't care to withhold this from you, kind and trusted Sir.
How poor to withhold from you your books, your jewels, and your money!
Why should he take pains to persuade his mother to a consent which she had no right to withhold?