Chuse


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v. t.1.See Choose.
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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.
The Wedding-Guest sat on a stone: He cannot chuse but hear; And thus spake on that ancient man, The bright-eyed Mariner.
The Wedding-Guest he beat his breast, Yet he cannot chuse but hear; And thus spake on that ancient man, The bright-eyed Mariner.
But instead of having any thing to do, instead of having any profession chosen for me, or being allowed to chuse any myself, I returned home to be completely idle; and for the first twelvemonth afterwards I had not even the nominal employment, which belonging to the university would have given me; for I was not entered at Oxford till I was nineteen.
I should not chuse to have the business brought on here, and canvassed by the wise heads of Mr.
Harriet may pick and chuse. Were you, yourself, ever to marry, she is the very woman for you.
Men of sense, whatever you may chuse to say, do not want silly wives.
Crawford like, in what manner would he chuse, to take a survey of the grounds?
Everybody likes to go their own way--to chuse their own time and manner of devotion.
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.