Sentence Examples with the word swear

The plaintiff could swear to his loss by brigands, as to goods claimed, the price paid for a slave purchased abroad or the sum due to him.

The Perfect's vocation is then defined: he must not commit adultery nor homicide, nor lie, nor swear any oath, nor pick and steal, nor do unto another that which he would not have done unto himself.

If I didn't know you better, I'd swear you didn't think your mother was worth the cost.

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Talleyrand celebrated Mass, and Lafayette was the first to swear fidelity to the Assembly and the nation.

When an attack was imminent, I called Brady and made him swear to take care of you.

Miguel, who was first required to swear fidelity to the charter.

It is customary for young men who are attached to each other to swear eternal brotherhood (compare the Slavonic pobratimstvo); the contract is regarded as sacred, and no instance has been known of its violation.

Nothing bad will ever happen to you again, Yully, I swear this to you.

My brother Masons swear by the blood that they are ready to sacrifice everything for their neighbor, but they do not give a ruble each to the collections for the poor, and they intrigue, the Astraea Lodge against the Manna Seekers, and fuss about an authentic Scotch carpet and a charter that nobody needs, and the meaning of which the very man who wrote it does not understand.

His father, on his deathbed, had made him swear to conduct the Scottish expedition to its end.