The popular tribunals regained their authority, and a supreme court of justice, Det Kongelige Retterting, presided over by Valdemar himself, not only punished the unruly and guarded the prerogatives of the crown, but also protected the weak and defenceless from the tyranny of the strong.
She was weak and the pain was excruciating, but she was determined to go home.
In his latter years he was mentally too weak for independent action.
Was weak in character and mentally dull.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
In the dark years that followed it was the indomitable courage of Queen Louise that helped the weak king not to despair of the state.
But if you don't stop messing with my weak heart, I'll go elsewhere for a mate.
In reality he seems to have been rather a weak monarch, after the heart of the grandees and the priests.
His subsequent advance to the kingship over Judah and Israel at Jerusalem is represented as due to the weak condition of Israel, facilitated by the compliance of Abner; partly, also, to the long-expressed wish of the Israelites that their old hero should reign over them.
When a strong Greek city threatens a weak one, and seeks to purchase Athenian connivance with the bribe of a border-town, Athens must remember that duty and prudence alike command her to respect the independence of all Greeks.