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  • As long as his minister served his purposes and could execute his behests Henry gave him a free hand, and supported him against all his enemies.
  • The father, Mhlakza, went to see the men, who told him that they were spirits of the dead, who had come, if their behests were obeyed, to aid the Kaffirs with their invincible power to drive the white man from the land.
  • Christ continues to suffer in us even now when we do not live in accordance with the behests and spirit of his teaching.
  • His successors, Sir George Bowen, Sir James Ferguson, the marquess of Normanby and Sir Hercules Robinson, were content to be constitutional governors and to respect strictly the behests of the colonial office.
  • He who made man " to rule over all things under heaven," could He have given behests beyond man's ability?
 

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