But he punished the Amens tremendously; and when he gave out the psalm,—always giving the whole verse,—he looked all round the congregation first, as much as to say, "You have heard my friend overhead; oblige me with your opinion of this style!"
If it’s not in any way disagreeable to you, you’ll oblige me by doing the same.
But if you could oblige me, I should take it as a kindness.
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The law obliges doctors to report suspected child abuse.
We live as we have for centuries by a code called Pashtunwali, which obliges us to give hospitality to all guests and in which the most important value is nang, or honor.