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A husband cannot chastise his wife, but he may use force to restrain her from committing a violent criminal wrong.
And therefore he never withdraweth his mercy from us: but though he chastise his people with adversity he forsaketh them not.
Fearing for the safety of Galway, Sidney prepared to chastise the rebels in person.
My opinion was that half a dozen lackeys should be sent to chastise monsieur, but mademoiselle decided otherwise.
He would have given much to be able to chastise the insolent Englishman then and there.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
The employer set about raising a party strong enough to return to the trapping grounds, chastise the hostiles and resume business.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
Do you not think the first person I should speak to would take me for a mad woman, and chastise me as I should deserve?
Are not wrinkles always in waiting to punish the one, and age, without honour, to chastise and degrade the other?'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Yes, after the greatest protestations on my part, and my assurance that I would chastise the guilty soldiers.
The Pasha then sent a considerable body of troops to destroy the towns and chastise the people.

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