Sentence Examples

  • The man meant to rule Tiyan - -and her own heart - -was someone she had to escape, lest the demon destroy him as it would her!
  • Place four guards with her, lest she or one of her people try to free her.
  • They feared to spare him lest he should report the matter to the king.
  • John and his friends feared lest the inquiry promised into the extent of the hated forest areas would be carried out too rigorously, and that these would be seriously curtailed, if not abolished altogether.
  • The state (law of the 15th of April 1896) imposed this condition in order to determine exactly the aims of the societies, and, while allowing them to give help to their sick, old or feeble members, or aid the families of deceased members, to forbid them to pay old-age pensions, lest they assumed burdens beyond their financial strength.

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