counter-orders love

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  • Yet the consciousness of this was what at that moment lay nearest to his heart; and although he trusted in great measure to the very positive counter-orders which he had sent by Lambourne, it was his purpose to set out for Cumnor Place in person as soon as he should be dismissed from the presence of the Queen, who, he concluded, would presently leave

    Kenilworth

  • All these orders, counter-orders of counter-orders of the counter-orders!

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

  • The senior began to give orders about the camel — I, counter-orders.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • He ended by saying that, after the cloud of orders, counter-orders and confusion over the allied troops for Rabegh, he really had not the face to approach Sir

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • We received so many orders and counter-orders that there were times when we did not obey any of them at all, knowing that they were likely to be countermanded almost immediately.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • There was a great deal of confusion and laughter and noise, the noise of orders and counter-orders, of knives and forks, of corks and glass-stoppers.

    Dubliners

  • When Longstreet complained of the delay, Wilcox added, "I reported the order and counter-orders, marches and counter-marches he had given, and that I had made in obedience to his orders."

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • When Longstreet complained of the delay, Wilcox added, "I reported the order and counter-orders, marches and counter-marches he had given, and that I had made in obedience to his orders."

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • The court order told police to ignore any counter-orders from authorities regarding the eviction in what was a clear judicial challenge to President Mugabe, who has voiced his support for the squatters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The court order told police to ignore any counter-orders from authorities regarding the eviction in what was a clear judicial challenge to President Mugabe, who has voiced his support for the squatters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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