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They cannot withhold dividends in order to depress the value of the property and buy its stock at a lower price.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Sir Robert Peel said that he did not desire to withhold his sentiments on this subject.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
If upon Hollister had been bestowed the power to grant her sight or to withhold it, he would have shrunk from a decision.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
What I would grant to the devil himself, I would not withhold even from the slaveholder—his due.
SPEECH OF JOHN HOSSACK, CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAWJOHN HOSSACK
Never before had I known a time so subtly, viciously, confidently to withhold its omens.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
Wilt thou withhold thy hand from the battle, to defend, from these sons of Belial, the captive of thy bow and of thy spear?
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Even Sonia, impressed by the enthusiasm of the gathering, and its esteem for Dillon, could not withhold her admiration.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
None the less, we must not withhold from the child possibilities of appreciating the beauties of the nude.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
I cannot withhold this crowning joy that will complete your happiness, although it wrecks my own.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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