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  • Henrys lieutenants were compelled to temporize and make concessions.
  • The authorities, taken by surprise, were forced to temporize and agreed to lay the petition before tb.e emperor.
  • Accordingly he endeavoured to temporize and to avoid a rupture, to the archbishops great disgust.
  • This increased his anxiety to temporize, which he did with signal success for more than two years, making ' The grave doubt as to the paternity of Matthew involved a doubt whether the great earl of Tyrone and his equally famous nephew Owen Roe had in fact any O'Neill blood in their veins.
  • Innocent was inclined to temporize, whilst the Welsh chieftains, and especially Gwenwynwyn of Powys, loudly applauded Gerald's action, but Llewelyn ap Iorwerth himself prudently held aloof from the controversy.
 

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