And yet, though I had to lock you up in a prison, so that no one might hear of your baseness, you shall not abdicate your rights.
Adolphe is tempted to abdicate and take Caroline's part himself.
In marrying," she will say, "a woman does not vow that she will abdicate the throne of reason.
And then, if she became their son's wife, the day might come when Mrs Vallance would have to abdicate Lant Hall in her favour, whereas no such calamity could in the nature of things ever befall its reverend squire.
On April 4th his marshals forced him toabdicate in favour of his son, and three of them came to the Hotel St. Florentin to inform the Tsar.
When an Emperor reached maturity, it was usual that he should abdicate and administer thenceforth from the Inchu.
He sent envoys to Kyoto conveying an order for the dethronement of the Emperor, and although his Majesty was ostensibly allowed to abdicate of his own will, there could be no doubt as to the real circumstances of the case.
Heijo's ill-health, however, compelled him to abdicateafter a reign of only three years.
He had never ceased to correspond with Prince Metternich, and, if he is to be believed, he tried to persuade the Emperor to abdicate in favour of his son.