should forfeit

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  • In case he leaves without giving a certain notice, he should forfeit a certain proportion of his stock. Cited from Monopolies and the People, by Charles Whiting Baker
  • I am already under surveillance, and should forfeit my life were I to attempt it. Cited from The Pirate City, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Their receipts were growing so large that they feared they should forfeit their charter. Cited from The Brick Moon, et. al., by Edward Everett Hale
  • So I must attend that meeting, lest I should forfeit my claim. Cited from The Teeth of the Tiger, by Maurice Leblanc
  • But if anything remained unfinished on the first day of summer he should forfeit the recompense agreed on. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • "It doesn't seem right that my husband should forfeit ten dollars and lose the cow." Cited from Bound to Rise, by Horatio Alger
  • People kept their places fortunately, under a vague impression that they should forfeit some magic rights if they left those numbered seats. Cited from The Man Without a Country and Other Tales, by Edward E. Hale
  • He spurs his horse, that on with speed doth strain; Which should forfeit, they both together came. Cited from The Song of Roland, Anonymous/Trans. by Moncrieff
  • Whoever killed a man outright, should forfeit all his land and movables. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • If I should forfeit the favour of the rich and great, I shall have acquitted myself to God and my conscience. Cited from The Old English Baron, by Clara Reeve
  • An edict was also issued declaring that whoever should refuse to take bank notes in the course of trade should forfeit double the amount! Cited from The Crayon Papers, by Washington Irving
  • For no earthly object could it be right or wise that he should forfeit his word so solemnly pledged in the face of all Europe. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • We had no means of punishing this crime but by the threat that they should forfeit their wages, which had now ceased to operate. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • We had no means of punishing this crime, but by the threat that they should forfeit their wages, which had now ceased to operate. Cited from Journey to the Polar Sea, 1819-22, Volume 2, by John Franklin
  • An owner failing to act as required in the preceding sections should forfeit all claim and right to the service of such negro or mulatto. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • Perhaps we often flew back for fear of shadows, and out of apprehensions frequently imaginary, lest we should forfeit some temporal advantage, some useful or agreeable friend. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • His second reason was that inasmuch as this doctor wore a beard, he carried more germs into the house than would otherwise have had access to it; therefore he should forfeit his fee. Cited from Studies in Forensic Psychiatry, by Bernard Glueck
  • Because Adam violated God's law, Jehovah judicially determined that Adam should forfeit his life by dying. Cited from The Harp of God, by J. F. Rutherford
  • In 1694 a law was passed "that every settler who deserted a town for fear of the Indians should forfeit all his rights therein." Cited from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • On the other hand, it was agreed that if any territorial prelate seceded, he should forfeit the temporal power which he enjoyed by right of his ecclesiastical dignity. Cited from Lectures on Modern history, by Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
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