Chuse


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v. t.1.See Choose.
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Invite him to dinner, Emma, and help him to the best of the fish and the chicken, but leave him to chuse his own wife.
Dashwood, who did not chuse to dine with them oftener than they dined at the cottage, absolutely refused on her own account; her daughters might do as they pleased.
Will ye submit your necks, and chuse to bend The supple knee?
Norris was too much vexed to submit with a very good grace, and would only say, "Very well, very well, just as you chuse, settle it your own way, I am sure I do not care about it.
I should not chuse to have the business brought on here, and canvassed by the wise heads of Mr.
The number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.
The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President.
He had likewise had the misfortune of burying this beloved wife herself, about five years before the time in which this history chuses to set out.
He does not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion besides that which the hand impresses upon them; but that, in the great chess-board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature might chuse to impress upon it.
The general legislature will be empowered to lay any tax they chuse [sic], to annex any penalties they please to the breach of their revenue laws; and to appoint as many officers as they may think proper to collect the taxes.
I merueyll me not for on my feyth ye be well the man that ought to chuse your specyall loue in a hyghe place.