And Ferrante does not impress one as the sort of husband whose wishes his wife would be bold enough to contravene.
Nature is always consistent, though she feigns to contravene her own laws.
The only prescription is that it shall not contravene the provisions of the proclamation.
Going to bed early does not contravene or anticipate the difficulty.
I have related facts, and to attempt to contravene them would be as futile as to endeavour to breast the billows of the Atlantic.
Here they were of course, but how was it possible to contravene the orders of Jan?
Arsinoe did not contravene the arrangements of the two women.
Nor does it contravene the general assertion here made, that we act by opposing one natural force to another.
We only contend that you shall not exceed or contravene the authority by which you act.
But do not the turnpikes, or fall-stops, with which these rivers are thickset, contravene also the rights of nature?