Usage examples for Forbade

  1. But suffering from that and from all other earthly troubles was past for Adeline; she was dead; and Suzette felt it no wrong to her memory to put out of her own hands the property which something higher than the logic of the case forbade her to keep. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  2. Time forbade cutting right up to the summit, even had it been possible, which it was not. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  3. But my pride forbade it- my pride and my anger against you." – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope