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  • But as so often happened, the plan changed yet again; the orders were countermanded.†   (source)
  • I cannot call Caine to countermand my orders, without releasing you, and the moment I release you I will fall beneath your mental domination or suffer physical assault.†   (source)
  • Shame flushed her; but before the saving resentment could countermand the shame, she forgot Dick and the young man.†   (source)
  • But quickly Himmler's orders were countermanded.†   (source)
  • The branches of the overhanging tree would be a magnet for pivoting eyes and levelled weapons and he understood that no appeal of his would countermand the orders.†   (source)
  • Could you countermand them if they did?†   (source)
  • That order is countermanded!†   (source)
  • Keating barely bothered to greet him when they met, and then as an afterthought; Keating walked off in the middle of a sentence addressed to him; when Heyer issued some minor order to one of the draftsmen, it was not carried out and the draftsman informed him that the order had been countermanded by Mr. Keating.†   (source)
  • Once he had the humor of changing his room and gave detailed orders for a move to the Painted Parlor; the chinoiserie, he said, disturbed his rest—he kept the lights full on at night—but again lost heart, countermanded everything, and kept his room.†   (source)
  • After failing to induce Fremont to revoke his proclamation voluntarily, Lincoln promptly countermanded it.†   (source)
  • And he assured me with so much impressiveness that he would countermand the later letters, which would be held over at Bistritz until due time in case chance would admit of my prolonging my stay, that to oppose him would have been to create new suspicion.†   (source)
  • Butler's action was approved, but Fremont's was hastily countermanded, and his successor, Halleck, saw things differently.†   (source)
  • The count was not angry even when they told him that Natasha had countermanded an order of his, and the servants now came to her to ask whether a cart was sufficiently loaded, and whether it might be corded up.†   (source)
  • George neither spoke to nor looked at Legree, who did not countermand his orders, but stood, whistling, with an air of forced unconcern.†   (source)
  • Impossible to conceal ourselves inside it without the artists seeing us, and then they will get off simply by countermanding the vaudeville.†   (source)
  • Laporte made no further objection, and read: "My Lord, By that which, since I have known you, have suffered by you and for you, I conjure you, if you have any care for my repose, to countermand those great armaments which you are preparing against France, to put an end to a war of which it is publicly said religion is the ostensible cause, and of which, it is generally whispered, your love for me is the concealed cause.†   (source)
  • What if the queen— But my consternation subsided there, and my panic passed off; for the queen, all in a collapse, made no show of resistance but gave a countermanding sign and sunk into her seat.†   (source)
  • But a damp having been thrown over it by these and other voices in the air, he went and countermanded his orders.†   (source)
  • A week of remorse nearly made Meg sick, and the discovery that John had countermanded the order for his new greatcoat reduced her to a state of despair which was pathetic to behold.†   (source)
  • She had a great access of sensibility too that day, when obliged to go and countermand the clothes, the darling clothes on which she had set her heart for Christmas Day, and the cut and fashion of which she had arranged in many conversations with a small milliner, her friend.†   (source)
  • Mr Dorrit, on the altar of whose dignity all this was incense, made a gracious reply; and said that his people should—ha—countermand his horses, and he would—hum—overlook what he had at first supposed to be an affront, but now regarded as an honour.†   (source)
  • The goal that was named cannot be countermanded.†   (source)
  • Have you no countermand for Claudio yet, But he must die to-morrow?†   (source)
  • But he, poor man, by your first order died, And that a winged Mercury did bear; Some tardy cripple bore the countermand That came too lag to see him buried.†   (source)
  • Happily You something know; yet I believe there comes No countermand; no such example have we: Besides, upon the very siege of justice, Lord Angelo hath to the public ear Profess'd the contrary.†   (source)
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